The police are widely trusted. But a range of scandals from phone hacking to ‘plebgate’ have led to doubts. Have we made a serious mistake? Should we be sceptical of police power and demand complete openness or is policing the police an impossible task that undermines our security?
Shaun Ley questions the justice system’s most powerful voices under Labour: former Police Commissioner Ian Blair, Director of The Centre for Criminology at Oxford Ian Loader, Director of the Cambridge Institute of Criminology Lawrence W. Sherman, and former Justice Secretary Charlie Falconer.