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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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'Concerned resident' hands in potato gun

Weapon handed in to station that poses risk to nobody - apart from those on the Atkins diet.

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No footage of man who urinated on hawk-eye

Shocking acts of "van"dalism were not caught by the vehicle's roof mounted camera.

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On a More Serious Note

Officers should use 'tranquillisers instead of dangerous restraint'

College of Paramedics says sedatives should sometimes be used as alternative to "dangerous" physical restraint by police.

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PCC admits disclosing confidential information

Sue Mountstevens leaked a complainant's name to suspended Chief Constable Nick Gargan, PoliceOracle.com can reveal.

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'Give us Taser to protect ourselves Mrs May'

Fed Chairman calls for less lethal weapons to be deployed much more widely, while former FBI agent says firearms should be a routine piece of kit in UK.

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