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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

Fugitive taunts force with 'should I, shouldn't I give myself up'

Wanted man claims he can stay one step ahead of arrest until Christmas.

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On a More Serious Note

Court of Appeal rules 'nominal damages only' for Michael Barrymore

Force wins challenge over wrongful address claim.

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Help change laws on 'heartless' treatment of terminally-ill staff, forces urged

Unions want policing across England and Wales to embrace voluntary Dying To Work charter.

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Force condemns 'unacceptable' acts of violence on police staff

Man who broke officer's nose is behind bars.

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