Why Did The Policeman Cross the Road?

By Stevyn Colgan

Not so much police intelligence as intelligent policing

Monday, 18 August 2014

Off to the land of swirling kilts

This will be my last shedpost for about a week as I'm heading North to the Edinburgh Festival tomorrow and I'm going to be busy busy busy (and have no idea how good my wifi will be). Mind you, I don't get many responses to these shedposts either on here or on Twitter so I have no idea if they're actually entertaining or informing anyone!  

I'll leave you with a clip from an April 2009 episode of BBC Radio 4's The World Tonight in which I argue the need for police organisations to embrace plain English. At the time I had made the effort to complete Plain English Campaign's two year long diploma course. Just click on the little icon above.

If the purpose of writing is to communicate, shouldn't it be understandable after a single read?

See you all in a week.

Keep pledging and selling the book to everyone you know - we're over a third of the way there! :)


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Chris Emerson
 Chris Emerson says:

I read all your shedposts and find them entertaining! Worth the pledge alone!

posted 18th August 2014

Craig Lewis
 Craig Lewis says:

Likewise - sometimes a post is so complete that there's little more to be said :)

posted 18th August 2014

Ruth Curtis
 Ruth Curtis says:

I agree with previous comments. I love your shed posts - you are so much better than others on Unbound. Keep the posts coming please and I will keep plugging the book. I'm so looking forward to reading it.

posted 20th August 2014

Pat Harkin
 Pat Harkin says:

Sorry - not sure I follow. What was that again?

posted 20th August 2014

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