posted on Dec, 4 2011 @ 07:55 PM
Police were forced to use their own mobile phones during the August riots after a multi-billion pound radio system collapsed, according to a leaked
internal report on how UK forces responded to the disorder.
This smacks to me of an easy get out of jail card . The police around London were caught on the back foot , time and time again they were shown to be
lacking , news media were reporting from hot spots with no police to be seen.
Everything boils down to how to present itself in a good light in the media , we know the UK government require police numbers cut owing to the
austerity measures , but the police were moaning weeks before about cuts , and has been stated , some think the police were not in any great hurry to
quell the violence and looting , as they face severe job cuts themselves.
edit on 4-12-2011 by Droidinvoid because: (no reason given)