Tuesday, March 06, 2007

Police show their stupidity


Police have warned householders to be on their guard against three career criminals who are about to be released from prison.

But, astonishingly, they are refusing to name the villains - for fear of violating their human rights.

Officers in Suffolk are convinced the three, all drug addicts, will begin committing burglaries again after they are released in a few weeks.

Their concerns prompted them to warn householders in the men's home area, telling them to be sure doors are locked and windows securely closed.

But they are refusing to give out crucial details which could help families protect themselves - including the men's photographs, names and ages.

This is utter stupidity. As far as I am concerned criminals automatically forfeit all their rights once they commit a crime. The sentences that criminals get should be the absolute minimum that they serve. If the authorities think that they will re-offend they should be locked up a bit more until it is certain that they won’t commit a crime.

As far as it being public knowledge about their crimes I think everyone’s crimes should be on a public database so all you have to do is type in a name or address in a website and it will come up with all the information of that offender including name, offence and their photo.

When people know they have criminals in their area they can watch out for them and be more careful.

8 comments:

billy said...

"As far as it being public knowledge about their crimes I think everyone’s crimes should be on a public database so all you have to do is type in a name or address in a website and it will come up with all the information of that offender including name, offence and their photo."

To serve what purpose?

youdontknowme said...

1. Name and shame

2. Businesses won't have to make an application to the CRB which costs money

3. People will know if they are living near a convicted criminal

4. It will embarrass criminals to know that their neighbours will know what they did for the rest of their life which will hopefully reduce crime.


Anyway you don't really need it to serve a purpose other than to name and shame.

alanorei said...

The 'human rights' of criminals all too often equal 'human wrongs' for law-abiding individuals.

But that is the present government all over, 'tough on crime, tough on the victims of crime.'

This curse of 'human rights' legislation needs to be lifted asap. But it will take a BNP Government to do it.

billy said...

!. What would you do about those named and shamed wrongly?
2. It is wrong to pay for information?
3. By and large people already know when they live near a criminal. that criminal blights their lives. Knowing the criminal isn't the problem living near them is. In your brave new world I expect people will be able to move when they know their neighbour is a criminal.
4. Criminals are not embarassed by their crimes and if they become embarassed then, I guess, they have given up being a criminal. Or, is it once a criminal always a criminal?

Just to name and shame?
Being as we don't all have internet access why don't all criminals, current or ex, wear a large badge, or a coloured patch. Let's see: Red for sex crimes, Green for offences against the environment such as litter dropping or failing to sort your household refuse properly, Yellow for voting Liberal or reading the Guardian, Blue for .... well I'll let you carry on; your imagination and ability to conjure up simplistic answers is much better than mine.

sandman said...

alanorei said...
This curse of 'human rights' legislation needs to be lifted asap. But it will take a BNP Government to do it.
6:13 PM, March 06, 2007

Not going to happen any time soon is it then?
Dream on alanorei

BFB said...

If Britain didn't have a fascist government and the BNP received their fair share of publicity they would already be in power.

Roll on the May elections!

alanorei said...

Sandman said:

"Not going to happen any time soon is it then?
Dream on alanorei."


Not unless it is made to happen. That is the whole point.

When I came to this country from Aust. about 30 years ago, I very quickly noticed that defeatism was endemic.

Your comment underlines that.

You no doubt have a reasonably quiet life.

So you don't want to do anything 'uncomfortable.'

You therefore pretend that you can't do anything, or that nothing can be done.

Soviet dissident Vladmir Bukovsky noted the same characteristics of soviet citizens many years ago.

http://en.wikipedia.org/
wiki/Vladimir_Bukovsky.

The point is, you can do something useful.

You can vote BNP in May. Even now, you can join your nearest branch and start 'making it happen.'

youdontknowme said...

What would you do about those named and shamed wrongly?

Pay them compensation? It's unlikely to happen though is it? The government already know who have criminal records. All we would be doing is having the information made public.


It is wrong to pay for information?

Yes it is when the government has already collected that information through OUR money.


In your brave new world I expect people will be able to move when they know their neighbour is a criminal.

They already can.


Being as we don't all have internet access why don't all criminals, current or ex, wear a large badge, or a coloured patch

Too hard to enforce...

Anyway they can always go down to their local library and go on the internet there and find the information.


well I'll let you carry on; your imagination and ability to conjure up simplistic answers is much better than mine

Simplistic answers are sometimes the best ones.


Not going to happen any time soon is it then?

Don't worry. The BNP will be the party in power in 20-25 years. Success doesn't come straightaway. You have to work for it.