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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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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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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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Quirkies

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

Budget must end uncertainty, sector tells Treasury

Sector organisations have upped pressure on the Treasury ahead of next week's Budget.

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Officer sacked for contact with domestic abuse victim

A Hampshire Constabulary officer who was a domestic abuse champion has been sacked for pursuing a sexual relationship with a domestic abuse victim.

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Ex-chief questions "timeliness and quality" of misconduct inquires with Lords

Former Met Commissioner has told Parliament some officers have remained under investigation for misconduct for more than a decade.

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