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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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Les Smith
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I hadn't been in the Force for long when I was transferred to the Asfordby St police station in Leicester. It covered an area called Highfields a very `cosmopolitan` area of the City. This was long before officers had personal radios to communicate with the Control room, so we were given `points` for each half an hour of our duty. This meant that...

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Les Smith
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It must have been in the mid seventies when I was the `rural` beat officer responsible for 17 villages to the east of Leicester that I drove my panda car along the A47 about 0130hrs, towards my home station on eager anticipation of finishing my shift at 2am. I saw a stationary car pulled into the side of the A47 and pulled in behind it, as the...

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Ian Paton
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Reading some of your tales reminded me of a "story" that I was assured was correct in what was 'Glasgow Polis'. ...

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House where Hitler was born to become police precinct

Austrian Interior Ministry says police use of building will end Nazi association.

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Computer hacker Assange slams prison IT

Computer hacker and Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has complained about IT provision in his prison.

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On a More Serious Note

Budget must end uncertainty, sector tells Treasury

Sector organisations have upped pressure on the Treasury ahead of next week's Budget.

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Officer sacked for contact with domestic abuse victim

A Hampshire Constabulary officer who was a domestic abuse champion has been sacked for pursuing a sexual relationship with a domestic abuse victim.

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Ex-chief questions "timeliness and quality" of misconduct inquires with Lords

Former Met Commissioner has told Parliament some officers have remained under investigation for misconduct for more than a decade.

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