Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
 
Old 26 May 2011, 09:15   #51
Member
 
Country: UK - England
Town: midlands
Boat name: robeena
Make: honwave
Length: 4m +
Engine: twatsu 40
Join Date: May 2011
Posts: 172
The ones ive met seem to be more concerned with their own self importance and authority than dealing with grand theft auto , I see them as merely bullies, BTW i hope the b""""""d who killed Ian Tomlinson gets a life sentence
__________________

__________________
TIMO is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 26 May 2011, 09:20   #52
Member
 
actions's Avatar
 
Country: UK - England
Town: Herne Bay
Boat name: Red May
Make: Zodiac
Length: 4m +
Engine: 40hp Honda 4 Stroke
MMSI: Is quite long
Join Date: Jun 2010
Posts: 653
Send a message via Skype™ to actions
Quote:
Originally Posted by TIMO View Post
The ones ive met seem to be more concerned with their own self importance and authority than dealing with grand theft auto , I see them as merely bullies, BTW i hope the b""""""d who killed Ian Tomlinson gets a life sentence

Yep, you get them in any job, and trust me, i've met some that i think... well i cant say here, but most of the ones i've been in contact with actually want to make a difference.
__________________

__________________
actions is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 26 May 2011, 09:26   #53
Member
 
Country: UK - England
Town: midlands
Boat name: robeena
Make: honwave
Length: 4m +
Engine: twatsu 40
Join Date: May 2011
Posts: 172
Quote:
Originally Posted by actions View Post
Yep, you get them in any job, and trust me, i've met some that i think... well i cant say here.
Freedom of speach is still in operation here,,, for now You shouldnt get them in the Met though,, they should be vetted better, giving a complete tw4t that amount of authority is a big mistake Remember that Moat fella ? and Jean de meneses
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Death_o...les_de_Menezes
one of our local plod got chucked out for smoking dope he`d taken of a fella earlier on ,lol
then there was them two scouse coppers who got done for selling stolen goods on ebay a fortnight back.

Its one of the most corrupt establishments in the UK IMHO
__________________
TIMO is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 26 May 2011, 12:01   #54
RIBnet admin team
 
Poly's Avatar
 
Country: UK - Scotland
Boat name: imposter
Make: FunYak
Length: 3m +
Engine: 2 stroke YAM 20 HP
MMSI: 235089819
Join Date: Sep 2005
Posts: 10,114
Quote:
Originally Posted by TIMO View Post
Freedom of speach is still in operation here
I wouldn't garuntee it - this is a dictatorship round here - and politics (which this is certainly straying towards) is one of the very few banned topics!
__________________
Poly is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 26 May 2011, 12:25   #55
Member
 
boristhebold's Avatar
 
Country: UK - England
Length: 7m +
Join Date: Aug 2009
Posts: 1,293
Quote:
Originally Posted by Kraken999 View Post
You ought to try it from this side. On 19th May 2011 there were 13 sworn officers working out of my station. From 20th May there are are just 2. The result of re-organisation brought about by the current financial situation. Fortunately those remaining own a RIB & SIB!

Please be mindful about sweeping statements and try not to tar all with one brush. Marine Crime is a priority for some of us.

Marine Crime

Those of you pointing the finger at the travellers are barking up the wrong tree. You know what assume means. The issue of high value, large HP, engine thefts originates from organised gangs from Eastern Europe and that is very quickly where the stolen items are exported.

The best defence is vigilance. These individuals make recces and do their research. This is the time to clock them and record descriptions and vehicle registration marks. Such vigilance has led to arrests in this area.

BBC News - Three arrested over Helford outboard motor thefts

Try not to lose faith. We've all got a part to play in both prevention and detection and RIB netters are amongst the best at playing their part so thanks for that.

Best Regards.
don't take any comments as a huge dig on the police we all do understand the cut backs, we can blame it on governments and the banking crisis, and we all know there are many great coppers out there. It would be useful for us in the Rib community to have a number we could call if we see something suspicous, I guess thats the marine crime prevention number. I even saw soemthing today but didnt have time to do anything, went past a pickup truck towing a sportsboat, the licence number on the trailer was done with cardboard and pen and didnt match the reg of the pickup truck, however the sportsboat looked so knackered I doubt very much if it was a stolen one.
__________________
boristhebold is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 26 May 2011, 15:14   #56
RIBnet supporter
 
C2 RIBS's Avatar
 
Country: UK - England
Town: Hants
Boat name: Gemineye
Make: Ribeye S850 charter
Length: 8m +
Engine: 300hp
MMSI: 235097445
Join Date: Sep 2007
Posts: 3,029
I refer back to my original post "they showed me no confidence or interest stating - we dont work nights and its an eastern european team cause we are soft targets". If we are soft targets then it does not take a rocket scientist to spot this and for that officer(s) to start an operation and target that specific area or problem

Biff also had a similar response despite getting a call back which was good.

Kraken 999 - we tried hard to get OP Kraken to actually work on our specific problem in the Solent area and the reponse was as above. I even emailed the chief of police Alex Marshall at Hants Police HQ as this will be affecting his crime figures that he has to account to the Home Office for, and that was two weeks ago and not even an acknowledgement from his bag carrier, so if the chief cant be bothered unfortunately that is what we the public get from officers when we ask for help and advice. My rant also now over.
__________________
Ian
Rib charter and Rib hire with www.c2ribs.co.uk
C2 RIBS is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 26 May 2011, 15:33   #57
Member
 
ashbypower's Avatar
 
Country: UK - England
Town: Salisbury/Poole
Boat name: Blue C
Make: XS 600
Length: 6m +
Engine: 125hp Opti
MMSI: 235082826/235909566
Join Date: Jan 2004
Posts: 1,439
Totally Agree Ian, they are after all our servants we PAY for them!! and therefore should have a service.
If a retailer sold goods / Services that were not up to the task well SOG kicks in I'll say no more
__________________
Brian C
Harbour Sea School & APS Marine Centre
ashbypower is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 26 May 2011, 15:45   #58
Member
 
Country: UK - England
Town: midlands
Boat name: robeena
Make: honwave
Length: 4m +
Engine: twatsu 40
Join Date: May 2011
Posts: 172
Quote:
Originally Posted by Polwart View Post
I wouldn't garuntee it - this is a dictatorship round here - and politics (which this is certainly straying towards) is one of the very few banned topics!
I`ve settled down now
__________________
TIMO is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 27 May 2011, 03:47   #59
Member
 
boristhebold's Avatar
 
Country: UK - England
Length: 7m +
Join Date: Aug 2009
Posts: 1,293
I see from stolen boat site since 21st may 6 outboards, 1 speedboat, 1 Rib, 1 PWC, one boat taken from Portland, the rest from Southampton/Hamble area, many of the outboards were taken from the back of moored boats. Im glad my boat isn't in the hamble area.
__________________
boristhebold is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 27 May 2011, 08:14   #60
Member
 
Country: UK - England
Town: Cornwall
Length: 5m +
Join Date: Nov 2009
Posts: 49
Morning

Morning. Just got up Iím on Nights at the moment!

A little bit of fred drift here. Timoís opinion is completely valid and in some respects quite right. You wonít find me trying to defend the indefensible. Policing relies on a human element as long as it does so it will experience all of the failings of human nature as well as the advantages. It would be completely naÔve to expect anything different. Just as there are reliable, trustworthy and efficient RIB operators there are also some useless ones. Itís no different in any walk of life including Policing. Given that we are drawn from a cross section of society itís obvious that weíll reflect that society.

The purpose of my post was just to offer a little reassurance that there are amongst us those that are taking notice of the concerns of those who work and play in the marine environment.

Just like the rest of us I am disappointed at the level of service some appear to receive in some areas. There is a significant problem in many areas with losses which by now must amount to many millions. I have, as have some in the insurance industry, advocated a national approach to dealing with this issue. As yet I am not aware of any response that would assuage my frustration.

It is therefore crucial that individuals maintain pressure in their respective areas to ensure that resolution of this issue becomes a priority for their local Police. Itís obviously not appropriate for me to be involved in starting a national campaign to raise the profile of this problem and itís possible that Iíll attract critism for posting here. Iíll take it on the chin. Perhaps thereís an opportunity for RIBNET here to write to ACPO and the RYA highlighting the concerns of many posters. Although I appreciate youíre a forum not a pressure group.

So if you are concerned try any of the avenues available for example write to your Chief Constable or indeed your M.P. If you experience poor service avail yourselves of the complaints systems in place e.g. IPCC. My experience of public services is you need to make it harder to do nothing than to do something.

Finally by way of a little more reassurance. In approaching 3 decades of service Iíve never felt the need to issue a motorist a speeding ticket. Always been to busy out on the ceaseless fight against crime. Perhaps that lack of revenue has contributed to the current situation?
__________________

__________________
Kraken999 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off





Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 17:13.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.