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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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Could it be curtains for venetian blind thief?

The man was caught on camera checking over his audacious ruse in a lift mirror.

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Handbags over GMP 'Girls Against Guns' Tweet

An image was posted to force's twitter profile of a woman's handbag with the slogan "What's she hiding?".

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On a More Serious Note

More than half of officers suffering from low morale

SYP Fed chairman says legacy issues and a fall in numbers have resulted in officers' feeling low.

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Firearms officer numbers put at risk by post-incident procedures plan says national lead

Current draft guidance from the IPCC 'risks losing' armed firearms officers - according to DCC Simon Chesterman.

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Fall in stop and search 'linked to rise in knife crime'

The use of the power has fallen by 28 per cent in the last 12 months.

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