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Football duties were never the same..

Ex BTP officer.
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Back in the early 90's deployed on football duties at Norwood Junction Railway station with three other officers, one of whom always fancied himself as a bit of a ladies man. George (not his real name) would try to flirt with virtually any woman. We were joined by two female officers on horseback who positioned themselves either side of the...

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cocky driver

Richard Exley
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When I was a young probationary officer, my tutor constable had a prior engagement to go to so he dropped me at a road junction and told me to stop vehicles and report any offences, he would collect me in around half an hour. I stopped a van for having a defective light. The crusty old driver decided to kick off, the usual, "haven't you any real...

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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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House where Hitler was born to become police precinct

Austrian Interior Ministry says police use of building will end Nazi association.

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Computer hacker Assange slams prison IT

Computer hacker and Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has complained about IT provision in his prison.

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On a More Serious Note

Sergeant writes health guide for the 24/7 officer

Front-line officer manual includes input from in-force health and welfare professionals on exercise, fitness and illness prevention.

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Tri-service Thames Valley facility will be ready to move into next year

Blue Light Hub will combine police, fire and ambulance services in one bespoke 999 campus.

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Christian preacher wins second payout from Cumbria Constabulary

Dale McAlpine has won £4,000 from Cumbria after he was wrongfully arrested for the second time while preaching the gospel.

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