Please take a look at this excellent exposé of the real Andrew Mitchell, and the treatment of an honest and honourable police officer.


The Right Honourable Andrew Mitchell MP vs Police Constable James Patrick

Original post 4th Jan 2013 – updated 26/11/13 (*updates at end*)


Contrasting cases + ‘supportive’ background history:

If asked to believe the words of a senior Conservative politician regarding the Pleb-gate CCTV ‘evidence’ or those in the new cult book ‘The Rest is Silence’ which expose the selfish financial incentives at work behind the weakening and gradual privatising of the police service, I’d suspect the politician and respect the author.

At least author PC James Patrick honestly tries to warn the public of the increased safety and security risks to them due to how these policies were decided and are being implemented (


From an article in the Guardian, the Met was more concerned about how leaks occurred and, if any leaks discussed increased risks to public safety or security, that these should at all…

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  3. Andrew Mitchell has a history of aggression against police(wo)men who were merely trying to protect him while enforcing security rules they’d been told to observe

    PC James Patrick has a history of honesty, intelligence, bravery & loyalty towards the (now) potentially honourable profession of public service policing and was merely trying to protect the public and point out political corruption for all to observe

    Andrew Mitchell has a history of arrogance and bullying and persuaded C4 to transmit a distorted view of the incident which forced his resignation

    PC Patrick has a history of 4 commendations for bravery from the police, is credited with persuading the PASC Chair to convene a special session for his evidence, UKSA to downgrade police crime figures, was described in a leader article in The Times as having “performed an important service”, experienced bully-boy tactics by his employer which affected his wife and two young children – and has just resigned

    One of the main recommendations from the Francis enquiry into Mid Staffs was to enshrine the primacy of patient sovereignty. Despite lip service, Jeremy Hunt baulked at the effect this would have on the large U.S. conglomerates he has lined up to cream NHS profits once the new EU-US trade pact beds in, so has unilaterally dropped it

    One of the main recommendations from the PASC session at which PC Patrick gave evidence was to enshrine the primacy of victim sovereignty so that, for example, rape victims with vulnerable characteristics would have their allegations recorded immediately as crimes rather than allowing investigating officers to persuade already traumatised victims to withdraw the allegations, merely in order to improve crime figures.

    Having now lost PC Patrick, who can ensure the Met is forced to put the welfare of victims in its care above the bonuses of its management?

    Welcome to the UK. You’re welcome to it..

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