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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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Quirkies

Round-up of yesterday's policing pranks

Attempts at April Fools' deception from policing community centred around diversification of animal units.

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New range of taser colours will 'increase uptake'

Design concerns came top of a list of reasons why officers didn't want to carry the device, a marketing consultancy has found.

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On a More Serious Note

'Biggest ever' football tournament policing plans underway

With four home nations potentially involved, the challenge for law enforcement could be huge at Euro 2016.

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GPS tag data used to convict prolific burglar

Safraz Qayum challenged the accuracy of the tag - but a jury found it provided admissible evidence.

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Early intervention vital to reduce demand

New guide alerts officers to offending risk factors and encourages close working with partner agencies.

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