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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

Fake severed hand in central reservation leads to road closure

Officers found a bloody hand and wrist lying on the gravel which turned out to be a prop.

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Police arrest road rage swan

Officers in stitches as incident resembles movie Hot Fuzz.

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On a More Serious Note

PCC working on national funding issues says Tories can't be trusted

Prominent representative previously said the Policing Minister could work against the Treasury.

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Chief Constable says force can no longer keep people safe

The position the force is currently in is a 'scandal'.

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PCC 'dumbfounded' over stalled IPCC report

Watchdog has reportedly been working on the original complaint for eight years.

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