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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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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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Les Smith
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Your recent report from Maurice Tidmarsh - Tiddy as we all knew him - reminds me of a Saturday in the early `70s when all the Leicester motorcyclists were engaged in football traffic control as Leicester City were playing at home. ...

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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

Fool faces fine for flipping off force

A new entry for the world's dumbest drivers collection.

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Officers on 'poo watch' as drug suspect spends three weeks without movement

Force will continue to apply to court for custody extensions until the man produces the stash.

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On a More Serious Note

No answers over £1 million roads police grant

Confusion over why money has not been spent after three years.

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Durham chief blasts 'ineptitude' of Police Scotland professional standards

CC Mike Barton says lawyers even advised the force not to put him in touch with former senior officers.

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MP 'ashamed' after cannabis bill blocked from debate

MP said his bill had the support of he MS Society and two police and crime commissioners.

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