I felt the media portrayal was pretty biased and decided to dabble with the weird medium of Twitter.
My force at the time was not prepared for individual officers using Twitter.
The last two years has been an evolutionary journey for us all. We have had to adapt policies, I have been described as one of the 'pathfinders'.
It has not been an easy journey, I have made mistakes, the force have made mistakes. But we are constantly learning how to use this medium, it is scary for many of our senior officers. They do not control this medium, and in many cases have no understanding of it. That breeds suspicion, and with suspicion comes resistance.
There is serious concern we will tarnish the image of the Police.
For other officers there is jealousy, they do not like that a colleague is achieving a high profile.
With individual accounts we have junior officers...
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