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Anita Hartnell
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In the late 1980's, I was based in the beautiful town of Stratford upon Avon, which was home to an entire spectrum of 'colourful' and somewhat strange people. This one particular evening, I was on foot patrol with one of our new probationers when we were asked to attend the report of criminal damage to a carpet in a private house. ...

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Maurice Tidmarsh (Tiddy)
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I'm looking at this web site now for the purpose of relieving my guilty concience of all those various things that I did under the excuse of doing my duty which, in this day and age, would have certaintly earned my the sack or deservedly spending a long time in the local 'pokey'! ...

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Maurice Tidmarsh
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Another one off my concience! Going back a quarter of a century, or more!! I was riding my Police motor cycle one day in Walnut Street, Leicester, when I spied one of our Traffic Wardens engaged on traffic control at the junction of Grasmere Street. Now Traffic Wardens were, in those days, considered a necessary evil. They were a bloody nuisance in...

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Maurice Tidmarsh
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What a relief it is to get one's concience clear. The say that confession is good for the soul! I noticed that one of my old collegues Les Smith made a passing reference to the fact that I was notorious for 'blowing up' motor bike engines! That was only part of it. In the old Leicester City Police force, you know, the one we had before amalgamation...

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