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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

Fool faces fine for flipping off force

A new entry for the world's dumbest drivers collection.

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Officers on 'poo watch' as drug suspect spends three weeks without movement

Force will continue to apply to court for custody extensions until the man produces the stash.

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On a More Serious Note

No answers over £1 million roads police grant

Confusion over why money has not been spent after three years.

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Durham chief blasts 'ineptitude' of Police Scotland professional standards

CC Mike Barton says lawyers even advised the force not to put him in touch with former senior officers.

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MP 'ashamed' after cannabis bill blocked from debate

MP said his bill had the support of he MS Society and two police and crime commissioners.

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