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george j jones
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I am now retired from Merseyside Police having spent much of my service as a Station Sergeant at the Mounted Department. ...

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Andy Cheese
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A little tale to tell about PSU overalls, be wary. I know of a chap on PSU duty at Old Trafford a few years ago, had 6 too many pints of mild with his Madras the night before and vesuvius was brewing in his colon. He got caught short (ish) and HAD to go, with a look of grey panic on his face and steely determination in his eyes, he sprinted from...

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KeKenKen Paxtonn PaxKenton
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It's the 1970s, remember, the days before the C.P.S. and duty solicitors. I was a probationer giving evidence in the magistrates court in a case which began in the aftermath of a football match and the defendant had chosen to defend himself, as many of them seemed to do in those days. ...

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Derek Penfold
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It was 1964 and I was on Night Traffic Crime Car with "Bomber". One of our jobs in those days was to check vulnerable outlying properties. ...

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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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No laughing matter for police despite 'rebellion' sending in the clown

Performer captured in mid-air arrest praises 'kind officers giving me hot vegan food'.

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On a More Serious Note

Met pursuing 'tens of cases' on back of hotline and internal appeal

The public reporting hotline was launched earlier this week, with Met Commissioner Sir Mark Rowley confirming that an internal appeal took place shortly before that.

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IOPC says focus on abuse of position is paying off

The IOPC's latest Outcomes Report has shown that abuse of position for a sexual purpose investigations are leading to more officers and staff facing gross misconduct proceedings than any other investigation type.

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Integrating CT in the service has many benefits, Committee told

Lord Toby Harris told the London Assembly's Police and Crime Committee that the integration of the counter terrorism unit in the wider police service is important.

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