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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

Fake severed hand in central reservation leads to road closure

Officers found a bloody hand and wrist lying on the gravel which turned out to be a prop.

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Police arrest road rage swan

Officers in stitches as incident resembles movie Hot Fuzz.

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On a More Serious Note

Lack of police helicopters 'could put lives at risk'

Abnormal demand resulted in missed calls for police air support.

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I'm confident of a positive outcome, says PSNI chief facing misconduct probe

Chief Constable holds unwavering view that no misconduct will be found by investigators.

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Warwickshire detective sergeant receives Queen's Police Medal

The officer has worked tirelessly to support young victims.

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