posted on Nov, 15 2015 @ 03:54 PM
Here's a nicely controlled new Home Guard. www.essex.police.uk...
with residents, informing them of crime issues in their area and giving crime prevention information. Volunteers also seek intelligence which can
lead to the detection of crime. They are a high visibility deterrent. This is a non-confrontational role and police are always on
With cuts to the number of officers and Colchester expected to only have six PCSOs by April the use of volunteers is becoming even more
With the next revenge terror attack just around the corner we could do with a slightly more independent New Home Guard. Never intended to be more than
backup for conventional services, but available if the situation requires.
Surprise attacks are just that. A surprise. Local groups training together will respond better to a surprise attack than shocked individuals. Surprise
co-ordinated attacks are obviously planned for the UK. Everything is pointing to it. To deny it now, after Paris, is clutching at straws.
Training with weapons would be inappropriate at the present for most people. It would inevitably result in injuries. Training in observation and
communication is far more important. Our highly trained armed response units will take care of major threats, but they can't be everywhere and
distractions will certainly be used. They'll be called off in one direction then the big event will take place somewhere else.
A firm and co-ordinated response is needed to prevent unrest from spreading. Local organisation and information sharing is essential for a
Time for a New Home Guard. Let the jokes commence, humour raises morale.