Thanks to all of you who signed up to the Open Letter and who circulated details of it to others. THE SURVEY IS NOW CLOSED.
Although we passed details of the Letter to all the media outlets we could think of, the only mainstream outlet which ran with it was The Mirror, so far as we are aware. You can see their piece here:
Police Oracle, a specialist police sector web-based publication, published the story too. You can find it here:
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Chris Hobbs, another retired officer who collaborated with me on the Letter, regularly writes pieces for the Huffington Post online news site. He wrote a piece on the Letter which you can find here:
Despite this, we are still not seeing the subject of policing being discussed by the politicians with the General Election now just days away.
Please do what you can to raise awareness of the issue in your locality by asking your candidates about the issue and perhaps presenting them with a copy of the Letter. Policing needs all the help it can get at the moment!