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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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Quirkies

Plane crazy. One of the strangest sights witnessed by roads policing

Officers stop bizarre-looking vehicle on motorway.

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Top marks for new 'love of my life' in classroom-to-cop conversion

'I don't ever wake up and not want to come to work'.

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On a More Serious Note

Review of Prevent programme 'could see anti-radicalisation scheme scrapped'

And Lord Carlile acknowledges 'police role may be dminished'.

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'Assaults against police officers cannot be allowed to become the norm'

Chief speaks out after 'brutal and terrifying experience' for officer shot with his own Taser.

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PC Andrew Harper memorial: A time to pause and to reflect

Police in silent tribute to officer killed while responding to burglary.

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