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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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Man buys 240 horrible doughnuts for police as punishment

Elaborate prank after sports fan is innocently ejected from stadium.

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Case closed on cream cake swiped from station fridge

GMP pondered for five months whether to press charges against a subcontractor alleged to have pinched the pastries.

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On a More Serious Note

Warning UK police are 'behind curve' on taser

As deadline looms for Home Office tenders, Fed rep suggests lengthy process fails to keep pace with fast changing technology.

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Hospital detentions up but police use of section 136 drops

Cautious welcome for latest stats amid warnings triaging is just a 'sticking plaster'.

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Murder unit collaboration 'win-win' situation for rural force

Gloucestershire will team up with neighbours to investigate murders and other major crimes.

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