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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

DPP says incorrectly charged pandemic cases underline need for CPS independence

Max Hill QC says police were given 'exceptional powers' in fast moving situation.

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Alleged statue topplers to be offered conditional cautions says chief

Andy Marsh, chief constable of Avon and Somerset Police, said eight people had been interviewed and one person had been arrested on suspicion of causing criminal damage to the statue.

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MOPAC agrees to price uplifts to help 'stabilise' forensic procurement

Met's single supplier for testing services to be given extended 'price uplifts' up to end of contract in 2023.

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