I enjoyed reading Andy Hailwood's book about the time he was a member of the GMP (Greater Manchester Police), mainly as a firearms officer of one kind or another.
For an insight into the extremely complicated structure of the GMP (Greater Manchester Police) it boggles the mind. But as long as we are just following his journey the book is most readable and interesting.
But the exposure of so much incompetence reminds one of Parkinson's Law, which must have been rampant in the GMP (Greater Manchester Police).
My only complaint as a reader is his use of acronyms - 40 in all - which we are supposed to remember what they really mean. Doing a course in memory… Read more