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 freshener, it stinks in here!" The PC did as he was told, handed the spray to the skipper whence the skipper started spraying the flat. Having finished, the PS said to the PC " right, where's the body?" The PC replied " next door sarge, this is the informant's flat!!!". True story.
On a More Serious Note
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