New London police commissioner blames middle-class cocaine users for violence in Colombia and on British housing estates

Sunday, February 6, 2005 LONDON,United Kingdom —The new London police commissioner Sir Ian Blair has warned middle class dinner party users of cocaine that he is out to get them. In contrast, he is relaxed about cannabis smokers, saying he does not wish to waste police time pursuing them. He has been quoted as saying: “People seem to think the […]

Continuity IRA gunmen kill policeman in Northern Ireland

Tuesday, March 10, 2009 A police officer has been killed in County Armagh, Northern Ireland by Continuity IRA gunmen a mere 48 hours after two soldiers were killed. In what is presumed to be an attempt by dissident Republicans to derail the peace process, Pc Stephen Carroll was shot in the head just before 10:00 p.m. on March 9. The […]