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MISPER with the Candelabra

Insp Nick Owen - Cleveland Police
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During a recent missing from home enquiry in Redcar in Cleveland a lady was reported missing and was last seen heading towards local marsh land by a concerned witness....

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Les Smith
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I think I may have mentioned that in the early `70's I found myself learning how to control a police traffic motor bike. I was sent to Stafford on a training course. I had been riding BSA 650cc motorbikes in Leicestershire but Staffs police were using ex- patrol Triumph Bonnevilles to teach we `rookies` how to ride to their exacting standards. ...

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Les Smith
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It must have been in the late `70s when I was engaged on `Panda` patrol from the Uppingham Rd station that I was sent to the Towers psychiatric hospital to take a missing from home report re a patient who had left the hospital without permission and hadn't returned;....

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Les Smith
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Back in the mid seventies I seemed to go through a phase of catching people who had escaped from custody. ...

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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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