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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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World's 'happiest police mugshot' revealed

Astonishing photo of a suspect arrested after a bank robbery is made public.

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Force releases 'fancy dress crime' incidents

A drunken Jesus, a Sherlock Holmes attempting to do a runner from a bar and a fight involving a gang of strange characters make up the 31 reports over the last 18 months.

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On a More Serious Note

BTP custody suites receive glowing report

Facilities win praise following inspection but some flaws are observed, including lack of checks on interpreters.

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Closure looms for Historical Enquiries Team

Police Service of Northern Ireland proposes to establish a smaller Legacy Investigations Branch.

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New ASB powers welcomed by senior officer

'Community triggers' will go live this month - but other parts of parliamentary Act have been delayed because of legal wrangling.

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