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A foxes' life on the A20

Sean Hollands, former KentCounty Constabulary Traffic patrol.
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One summer evening on the A20 near west Kingsdown, Kent, together with a colleague, whilst on main road traffic patrol, we came across an accident, in which a huge fox had come off the worst in an argument with several passing cars. Having got the traffic flowing again we were left with the poor fox, which was breathing but apparently unconscious,...

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The American Legal System

Paul Thompson
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This took place in Charlotte North Carolina. A lawyer purchased a box of very rare and expensive cigars, then insured them against, among other things, fire....

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Sudden death.....

John (Met)
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Funniest blooper I've ever heard in my 23 years in the Met so far was when a probationer PC attended a 'sudden death' in a flat in Whitechapel, East London. The probationer was unsure of what to do and so called the section sergeant down. The sergeant duly walked into the flat where the young PC was standing and said to the PC " find some air...

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MISPER with the Candelabra

Insp Nick Owen - Cleveland Police
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During a recent missing from home enquiry in Redcar in Cleveland a lady was reported missing and was last seen heading towards local marsh land by a concerned witness....

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Upside down uniform 'will boost morale'

Officers in Hampshire received faulty garments but wore them to make their colleagues laugh.

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Charity campaign to re-stock canteens with forks underway

As one constable is caught eating a kebab with teaspoon, a police community site calls on the upper echelons of the police service to take action.

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On a More Serious Note

Andy responds to emergency calls for three services

Andy Hichens is trained to respond to emergency calls from the police, fire and ambulance services.

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National approach needed to tackle Gypsy discrimination

Current training is 'patchy' and ineffective at improving relations between Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities and the police.

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Call for minimum alcohol price to prevent disorder

A reduction in the consumption of alcohol could be responsible for a fall in violent crimes in England and Wales according to a university report.

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