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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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Mick Tucker
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Some years ago, while serving as a detective with Thames Valley Police, a number of us were attached to an Incident Room following a murder. During the course of conducting house to house enquiries, a team of two detectives approached a country house. After opening the gate, and walking up a long and impressive driveway towards the dwelling, they...

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Derek Penfold
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It was a very wet and windy night in November 1991 and I was the Night Shift Inspector with my section at Worthing. ...

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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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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

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"

New Met Commissioner also says that so-called bad behaviour should be treated as vigorously as past corruption scandals.

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