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Ralph Unwin
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After a day's Christmas celebrations in 1981 a quiet night duty in Kings Cross came to an end when I was 'ordered' by our Inspector to go to the local fire station to kidnap their Station Officer with a ransom note being left stating that his safe return would be on payment of a crate of beer. At the appropriate time the task was performed. Two...

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Bryan Hammond
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I once visited an elderly lady on an enquiry. I showed her my warrant card and she seemed to take forever looking at it. Eventually she looked at me and said, "No, I've never seen him before." Bryan Hammond - Lincolnshire Police

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Keith Whitnell
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Two P.C.'s were visiting a sick colleague in a local Hospital. As they were leaving the ward they saw a large notice next to the lift with words to the effect 'Hospital regulations require a wheel chair for patients being discharged'. An elderly gentleman was already dressed and sitting on the end bed with a suitcase at his feet. On enquiring...

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C. Jordan
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I was required to accompany a more junior male member of our section to an East Kent Mortuary during an examination of a body. Our Mortition, although very professional, was young enough for humour. My colleague and I were there for about 20 minutes, when the mortition enquired if there were any other members of the section would be attending the...

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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

College of Policing releases guidance to support Jewish staff

The guidance is designed to encourage forces to consider workplace adjustments, allowing Jewish officers and staff to respect religious traditions while working.

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Met officer on 263 mile charity walk

The 46 year old will arrive at Parliament Square today.

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Good officers are disillusioned by "not being set up to succeed"

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