Now, you may think this risks radicalising members of Gordon's community, could damage perceptions of the state and undermine the consent that police and others depend upon. Well, before you go making wild accusations you need evidence to back that up. What's more, do you have any idea how long it takes to scan a hard drive these days? It can take up to 42 days. You have to post it to another department, find it again, put printouts on a train to London and hope for the best. These things take time.