When Jean Charles de Menezes had his brains blown out at the Stockwell tube station by London cops in 2005 because he was mistaken as a terrorist target, it was Cressida Dick calling the shots, if you’ll forgive my choice of metaphor. The cops were operating under their shoot-to-kill policy known as Operation Kratos, which continues to this day, if not in name. Kratos is not an “operation” at all. It is a police policy that authorizes cops to fire head shots without any warning when the target is suspected by some idiot police commander like Dick of being a suicide bomber. If they screw it up, like Dick did with de Menezes, well . . . tough.
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