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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

Bungling robbers get comeuppance when stolen money blows away

They threw caution to the wind, as well as their loot.

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Merseyside officers make a splash with pool-side arrest

Within 24 hours a suspect went from spa to jail cell.

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On a More Serious Note

Cross border policing to improve: Third force joins merged national ANPR system

Rest of forces expected to connect by end of this year following substantial delays.

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PCC awarding contract for outsourced press relations role

Marc Jones says it is not appropriate to share comms function with force.

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New Assistant Chief Constable welcomed

ACC Richard Lewis has spent his whole career with Dyfed-Powys Police.

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