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Force teleports call box to hi-tech training facility

West Yorkshire Police's Carr Gate centre has taken delivery of a 1920's 'Tardis' that will serve as a reminder of the advances made in policing technology. • An 80-year-old police call box, akin to the one used by fictional timelord Doctor Who to travel across time, has been transported across Wakefield to the other to West Yorkshire Police

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Wanted man collides with officer

Wanted man collides with officer

A man with an outstanding warrant for a driving offence, made the unfortunate mistake of crashing into the back of a detectives car. • Police officers in the US made what they described as the "easiest, but most painful arrest" when a wanted man unsuspectedly collided into the back of a police car. Driving a gold coloured car, t

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Drink laws enforced at wheelbarrow carnival

Drink laws enforced at wheelbarrow carnival

Competitors forced to be sober for the first time in 33 years, say reports. • New licensing laws mean competitors in the Pewsey Carnival wheelbarrow race will be sober for the first time in 33 years. Organisers of the annual three-legged 'wine race' and 'wheelberro' races at the Wiltshere festival have brought in the unpopu

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Angry taxi driver strips off at police station

Angry taxi driver strips off at police station

Man exposes privates after private hire vehicle is confiscated. • A frustrated cabbie stripped naked in a police station after his taxi was confiscated. Zhen Hsiao (47) saw red when police in Southern China told him they were confiscating his unlicensed cab after pulling it over in Nanching, during a crackdown on the city's so-called &#

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SMS safety advice from officer to drunk man

SMS safety advice from officer to drunk man

Intoxicated man given lift home by police receives a pastoral text the following morning with guidance on the use of alcohol. • A text message sent by an officer to a drunk man who he gave a lift home to the night before had been posted online - and has attracted considerable comment. In the text the officer explains to the man in questi

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