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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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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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