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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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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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Quirkies

Runaway who told police to exercise found cowering in cupboard

'Maybe he was looking for Narnia' officers suggest.

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Dorset Police tractor named 'RoboCrop' by public

The moniker was chosen following a competition on BBC Radio 1.

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On a More Serious Note

'I am very clear that we are at a tipping point' country's longest-serving chief warns

'Cuts have left our communities less safe' Lancashire Chief tells Police Oracle editor Martin Buhagiar.

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Almost 10,000 officers have taken time off with mental health issues in last year

Che Donald, the Federation's lead on Lead on Police Officer Mental Health, said: 'There is a systematic failure of care to these officers'.

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Officers who tackled suspect suicide bomber nominated for bravery award

Officers were abused by members of the public when they first apprehended woman.

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