WikiWirral Wirral's Biggest Online Forum
Forum Statistics
Posts1,022,396
Topics75,269
Members13,196
Forums65
Posts in last 24hrs12
Most Online14,906
Nov 23rd, 2019
Who's Online Now
40 registered members (alan128, 9 invisible), 6,844 guests, and2,147 spiders.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Social Media : Follow Us


Popular Topics(Views 7days)
New General Forums
lenny henry
by GaryFromWirral. 9th Jan 2020 2:39pm
Iran and Trump
by casper. 8th Jan 2020 9:57am
Fireworks Ban
by europa1. 2nd Jan 2020 12:17am
Happy new year
by cools. 1st Jan 2020 9:30am
New Wirral History
747 Knockaloe Hall (Octel Sports and Social Club)
by derekdwc. 3rd Aug 2015 11:22am
Heatherlands Tea Rooms Restaurant Irby
by fish5133. 5th Jul 2014 8:13pm
Old Bromborough Footpath/Railway?
by CateJones. 11th Nov 2012 8:55pm
Hyman Jacobs the Tailor
by Glocko. 17th Oct 2011 3:13pm
262 New Ferry Hotel
by cheshirelassy. 5th Mar 2011 10:41am
Forum Tips
Photo Gallery Forums
Boaty McBoatface takes shape
The gathering storm: Mersey waterfront today
Topic Replies
dji spark drone
by stumpyduck. 21st Jan 2020 5:03pm
262 New Ferry Hotel
by Mike54. 20th Jan 2020 9:09pm
Harry and Meghan
by cools. 20th Jan 2020 7:41pm
New Trains for Merseyrail
by Norton. 20th Jan 2020 1:23pm
What song are you listening to?
by granny. 20th Jan 2020 12:01am
HP Envy 13" laptop I5-7200U 8gb MX150 240gb ssd
by Catsick. 19th Jan 2020 12:48pm
747 Knockaloe Hall (Octel Sports and Social Club)
by diggingdeeper. 18th Jan 2020 2:14am
417 Ring o' Bells West Kirby
by diggingdeeper. 16th Jan 2020 10:17pm
Need Art Deco fireplace removed.
by diggingdeeper. 16th Jan 2020 12:59pm
January
M T W T F S S
1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30 31
Recent Posts : What's On ?
Wirral HIstory & Heritage Assoc.
by granny. 3rd Jan 2020 12:06am
Previous Topic
Next Topic
Print Topic
Rate Topic
Police Convoy #1029380
23rd Jan 2017 6:51pm
23rd Jan 2017 6:51pm
Joined: Jul 2008
Posts: 12,993
Birkenhead
diggingdeeper Offline OP

Wiki Master
diggingdeeper  Offline OP

Wiki Master
Joined: Jul 2008
Posts: 12,993
Birkenhead
A police convoy of about 19 vehicles was driving around central and south Liverpool area on Sunday evening with Blues and Twos going.

The police have said this was a show of strength to deter gun crime.

While I think its a good idea to try different tactics, having this lot flying around with sirens and lights flashing in a non-emergency situation just blows their credibility yet again.

It would have been much more effective if they hadn't been in convoy and were covering everywhere not just main roads, keep the lights on but kill the sirens.

SOURCE

Last edited by diggingdeeper; 23rd Jan 2017 6:52pm.

In a time of universal deceit - telling the truth is a revolutionary act. George Orwell

We should judge our economy by the absence of poverty, not the number of billionaires - Jeremy Corbyn
Google Ads
Re: Police Convoy [Re: diggingdeeper] #1029403
23rd Jan 2017 8:13pm
23rd Jan 2017 8:13pm
Joined: Nov 2011
Posts: 376
svenlock68
S
svenlock68 Offline
Old Hand
svenlock68  Offline
Old Hand
S
Joined: Nov 2011
Posts: 376
svenlock68
Thats ironic
Mostly you ring police they dont turn up
Its all min effort with them
Big robberies, drug dealing ,shootings dead people in rtas
Theres loads attend then
" low level " damage, assaults, house robbin, fights etc etc
Dont turn up
Useless
Wirral has only 6 cops on nights sometimes
Were the opposite of the usa
We under police....
Crime is increasing esp in wallasey
Scallys smashin & burnin everything for a laugh
Weak police weak courts weak judges weak understaffed prisons etc etc
No wonder were the laughin stock to scumbags

Re: Police Convoy [Re: diggingdeeper] #1029425
24th Jan 2017 12:06pm
24th Jan 2017 12:06pm
Joined: Jan 2010
Posts: 1,687
wirral
E
Excoriator Offline
Forum Addict
Excoriator  Offline
Forum Addict
E
Joined: Jan 2010
Posts: 1,687
wirral
Sounds loke a very silly stunt to me. Probably made the coppers feel good about themselves, however.

Re: Police Convoy [Re: diggingdeeper] #1029428
24th Jan 2017 12:14pm
24th Jan 2017 12:14pm
Joined: Mar 2010
Posts: 3,987
Heswallish
F
fish5133 Offline
Forum Guardian
fish5133  Offline
Forum Guardian
F
Joined: Mar 2010
Posts: 3,987
Heswallish
Quote
The police have said this was a show of strength to deter gun crime
.

Really? Death Penalty might work a bit more effectively.

Re: Police Convoy [Re: diggingdeeper] #1029431
24th Jan 2017 12:29pm
24th Jan 2017 12:29pm
Joined: Jun 2016
Posts: 159
Wirral
B
Beethoven Offline
Enthusiast
Beethoven  Offline
Enthusiast
B
Joined: Jun 2016
Posts: 159
Wirral
Quite agree fish, bring back hanging for murder ( not your namby pamby lethal injection ), the cat o' nine tails for lesser offences and the stocks for any sub human rats caught wearing a hoodie.

Re: Police Convoy [Re: Beethoven] #1029457
24th Jan 2017 6:52pm
24th Jan 2017 6:52pm
Joined: Mar 2010
Posts: 3,987
Heswallish
F
fish5133 Offline
Forum Guardian
fish5133  Offline
Forum Guardian
F
Joined: Mar 2010
Posts: 3,987
Heswallish
Originally Posted by Beethoven
Quite agree fish, bring back hanging for murder ( not your namby pamby lethal injection ), the cat o' nine tails for lesser offences and the stocks for any sub human rats caught wearing a hoodie.


Prison population in 50s 20,000, today 85,000 so maybe it did work

Re: Police Convoy [Re: diggingdeeper] #1029645
28th Jan 2017 4:38am
28th Jan 2017 4:38am
Joined: Dec 2013
Posts: 161
Seacombe
K
keef666 Offline
Enthusiast
keef666  Offline
Enthusiast
K
Joined: Dec 2013
Posts: 161
Seacombe
There seems to be a shooting everyday in Liverpool these days, not a very nice place one would want to live in, yet armed police are from Manchester!

Re: Police Convoy [Re: keef666] #1029655
28th Jan 2017 11:37am
28th Jan 2017 11:37am
Joined: Mar 2010
Posts: 3,987
Heswallish
F
fish5133 Offline
Forum Guardian
fish5133  Offline
Forum Guardian
F
Joined: Mar 2010
Posts: 3,987
Heswallish
Originally Posted by keef666
There seems to be a shooting everyday in Liverpool these days, not a very nice place one would want to live in, yet armed police are from Manchester!



Only shred of comfort is that most shootings are targeted and not random. No comfort though for family of young lad on bike caught in crossfire.

Parts of manchester equally bad as parts of liverpool.something gone sadly wrong in this country.no politicians had the answer.perhaps we need a trump to get all the little scrogs to build a wall around their cities. Pay them in legalised weed or charlie..walls not always bad ....chesters are a tourist attraction.

Re: Police Convoy [Re: fish5133] #1029658
28th Jan 2017 11:45am
28th Jan 2017 11:45am
Joined: Jun 2011
Posts: 16,689
Wirral
granny Offline
Wiki Master
granny  Offline
Wiki Master
Joined: Jun 2011
Posts: 16,689
Wirral
Originally Posted by fish5133
Originally Posted by keef666
There seems to be a shooting everyday in Liverpool these days, not a very nice place one would want to live in, yet armed police are from Manchester!



Only shred of comfort is that most shootings are targeted and not random. No comfort though for family of young lad on bike caught in crossfire.

Parts of manchester equally bad as parts of liverpool.something gone sadly wrong in this country.no politicians had the answer.perhaps we need a trump to get all the little scrogs to build a wall around their cities. Pay them in legalised weed or charlie..walls not always bad ....chesters are a tourist attraction.


No politician has even bothered themselves to the point of acknowledging , unless of course it was one of their own. They left the drug scene to get on with itself, and now look. If they do the same with violent crime, then it's a breeding ground for Islamic attacks from both directions. It's probably time we all jumped up and down and shouted "What are you going to do about it " ? Unless we do, it will continue to grow, it might anyway but at least we would have tried.
Who is responsible in the Government for crime ? Hopefully not one of those annoying women, Truss, and Rudd.

Last edited by granny; 28th Jan 2017 11:45am.

Humankind has not woven the web of life. We are but one thread within it. Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves. All things are bound together. All things connect.
~Chief Seattle
Re: Police Convoy [Re: fish5133] #1029674
28th Jan 2017 7:07pm
28th Jan 2017 7:07pm
Joined: Jul 2008
Posts: 12,993
Birkenhead
diggingdeeper Offline OP

Wiki Master
diggingdeeper  Offline OP

Wiki Master
Joined: Jul 2008
Posts: 12,993
Birkenhead
Originally Posted by fish5133
Only shred of comfort is that most shootings are targeted and not random. No comfort though for family of young lad on bike caught in crossfire.


In a significant amount of cases they get the wrong house/person, seems to have happened a lot in Merseyside.


In a time of universal deceit - telling the truth is a revolutionary act. George Orwell

We should judge our economy by the absence of poverty, not the number of billionaires - Jeremy Corbyn
Re: Police Convoy [Re: diggingdeeper] #1030030
3rd Feb 2017 3:39am
3rd Feb 2017 3:39am
Joined: Jul 2008
Posts: 12,993
Birkenhead
diggingdeeper Offline OP

Wiki Master
diggingdeeper  Offline OP

Wiki Master
Joined: Jul 2008
Posts: 12,993
Birkenhead
And another police convoy last night (Thursday).

We criticise America for its gun laws, Merseyside Police have issued licenses for over 12,000 guns which apparently is low compared to almost all other UK areas.


In a time of universal deceit - telling the truth is a revolutionary act. George Orwell

We should judge our economy by the absence of poverty, not the number of billionaires - Jeremy Corbyn

Moderated by  Mod 

Random Wirral Images

Click to View Topic.
Newest Topics
New Trains for Merseyrail
by mburdett555. 14th Jan 2020 5:52pm
Harry and Meghan
by cools. 9th Jan 2020 8:47am
house wanted
by lincle. 5th Jan 2020 6:32pm
Wirral HIstory & Heritage Assoc.
by granny. 3rd Jan 2020 12:06am
How not to sell cars!
by Excoriator. 2nd Jan 2020 4:48pm
For Sale & Free
dji spark drone
by stumpyduck. 21st Jan 2020 5:03pm
HP Envy 13" laptop I5-7200U 8gb MX150 240gb ssd
by Catsick. 19th Jan 2020 12:48pm
Sega Dreamcast. Console
by kimpri. 14th Jan 2020 6:29pm
Quadrant shower enclosure, shower and base
by kimpri. 13th Jan 2020 8:24pm
The Dome
by lincle. 11th Jan 2020 5:29pm
Member Spotlight
Gibbo
Gibbo
Oxton
Posts: 2,156
Joined: December 2010
Show All Member Profiles 
Newest Members
mburdett555, psl123, Boxer998, Thomjon, Mike54
13196 Registered Users
Today's Birthdays
MissGuided (45)
New Wirral Info
New Trains for Merseyrail
by mburdett555. 14th Jan 2020 5:52pm
house wanted
by lincle. 5th Jan 2020 6:32pm
Wirral HIstory & Heritage Assoc.
by granny. 3rd Jan 2020 12:06am
Byrom Street, Birkenhead c. 1880's
by drumgarron. 31st Dec 2019 6:53pm
Bangbad
by Excoriator. 31st Dec 2019 10:58am
News : New Topics
Harry and Meghan
by cools. 9th Jan 2020 8:47am
How not to sell cars!
by Excoriator. 2nd Jan 2020 4:48pm
New Brighton featured on Radio 4
by Greenwood. 31st Dec 2019 11:52am
Speedo Mick
by granny. 25th Dec 2019 11:12pm
Election 2019
by granny. 30th Nov 2019 10:48am
New Enthusiast Forums
Magnet fishing.
by vw_kyle. 1st Jan 2020 6:25pm
Peter Kay Comedy Genius
by cools. 30th Dec 2019 12:47pm
Personal GPS Trackers
by fish5133. 11th Dec 2019 10:49pm
Berlin celebrates first Birthday of polar bear
by snowhite. 1st Dec 2019 9:10am
Bultaco pursang
by Bultaco. 13th Mar 2019 12:43pm
Popular Topics(Views 24hrs)
Wirral Sunrise Sunset
Sunrise Tue 8:13am
Sunset Tue 4:33pm
Local Time Tue 6:40pm
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.1.1