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Les Smith
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It was in the early 1970's after I had been kicked off the traffic Depts. motorbike section for crashing every bike I mounted, that I found myself on the Uppingham Rd Rural Panda, as the beat bobby for 17 villages to the North/East of Leicester. Uppingham Rd station was not 24hrs - just 8am to midnight, and on this particular occasion I was on 8am...

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Maurice Tidmarsh
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Many years ago whilst engaged in traffic duty on my BSA 650cc Police motor cycle I encountered a near riot outside the Leicester City Football Club ground in Filbert Street Leicester. Always alert and determined to do my bit for law and order I carefully perused the crowd a lot of which were engaged in the usual taunts and grimaces which they hoped...

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Reg Leonard
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LIFE ON MARS ...

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Dick Kirby
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It is as well to remember that using slang expressions in one part of the country, may not have the same meaning when addressing a third-party who originates from another part of the United Kingdom … ...

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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

First conviction under temporary exclusion order legislation

Terrorism suspect failed to register at police station in breach of order imposed in 2018.

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Staffordshire quarantines two PCs and a PCSO over coronavirus fears

Three Staffordshire Police have been quarantined as a precaution against the coronavirus.

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Libraries 'no replacement for police stations', says Federation rep

Mark Andrews, Chair of Wiltshire's Police Federation, believes the Police and Crime Commissioner's plan to put officers in libraries as part of a review of their Estate Strategy is counterproductive.

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