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Boy arrested for 'killing dinosaur'

Teenager's school assignment ends in an interview with officers and his locker being searched. • A US schoolboy was arrested by police after he wrote that he had killed his "neighbour's pet dinosaur" in a school assignment. School officials in Summerville, South Carolina were alarmed by 16-year-old Alex Stone's words and

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Chief constable ice bucket challenge round up

Chief constable ice bucket challenge round up

Chief officers of police forces across the UK join the ice bucket challenge craze that's taking social media by storm. • The chances are that if you've switched on a computer over the last couple of days, you'll have come across videos of people sitting on chairs being doused in buckets of icy water. All done in the name of charity,

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Investigation probes 'expensive pedicure'

Investigation probes 'expensive pedicure'

Offenders indulge in expensive criminal damage prank as they give statue's toenails the once over with varnish. • Pranksters may have caused one of the world's most expensive pedicures after they gave a statue some red nail varnish. The statue of Satyr Playing the Flute is one of the main artworks in the grounds of the Gatchina Palace M

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Teenager wore mugshot t-shirt for mugshot

Teenager wore mugshot t-shirt for mugshot

Officers astonished to find suspect wearing garment featuring photo of previous custody appearance. • Prison officers must have done a doubletake when they took a mugshot of a teenage drink driver wearing a t-shirt featuring his previous mugshot. Robert Burt (19) from Pittsfield, Maine, was wearing a bright orange t-shirt with his previo

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Ranked: The top 10 fictional detectives

Ranked: The top 10 fictional detectives

As part of Police Oracle.com's 'Ranked' series we've compiled a list of the top ten fictional detectives. • The detective is arguably the policing role that lends itself to film and TV drama. The best fictional officers draw viewers in on a journey of mystery - and often have strong and flawed personalities that make them fascinating characters

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