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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

Driver stopped in M1 lane waiting for husband to be sick

BMW X5 came to a halt in lane three of busy motorway.

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Brazilian officers storm Congress over proposal to raise retirement age

Union demonstrators smashed glass doors before being pushed back by Congressional Police.

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On a More Serious Note

'I'm innocent' insists PCC under investigation over dodgy election expenses

Alison Hernandez was an election agent for a Tory MP in the General Election of 2015.

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Lancashire PCC loses out in bid for extra fracking cash

Clive Grunshaw had asked the government for extra money to police impending fracking demonstrations.

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Force removes caution given after infamous spit guard arrest

Circumstances of incident posted online are still being examined by watchdog.

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