Author Archives: Cop(ex)

SOS Beacon Picked Up In USA Helps Mobilise Rescue Of Man In Scotland

An unwell man living in a very remote area of Scotland was rescued by HM Coastguard helicopter (5th Feb) after his distress signal and call for help was picked up in Houston, Texas. The gentleman – in his mid-70s – normally activates his SPOT beacon in a ‘check-in’ alert mode on a Sunday to let family and friends know he

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ISIS Bride Of Terror Wants To Come ‘Home’

One of three girls who left east London in 2015 to join Daesh says that she has ‘no regrets’ about joining the death cult, but that she now wants to return to the UK. In an interview with the Times, Shamima Begum, now 19, talked about seeing “beheaded heads” in bins – but said that the gruesome sight and barbarism

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Violent Burglar Who Fled To Benidorm Jailed Following Met Police Investigation

A man who was part of a violent gang who assaulted a father and son in their home whilst carrying out a burglary has been jailed for eight years and three months following a successful investigation by the Metropolitan Police James Connors, 43 (15.08.1975) of no fixed address was sentenced today, Wednesday, 13 February at Harrow Crown Court after pleading

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‘My 10 Point Plan For Policing’ By John Sutherland – Former Police Commander

John Sutherland joined the Metropolitan Police in 1992. He retired in February 2018 having reached the rank of Chief Superintendent. John is a popular police author, blogger and commentator. Here is a blog that John wrote about what would be his ten point plan for policing (hopefully we are helping with point number 10): ‘I’m sitting on a train bound

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Remember ‘Elsa’ Getting ‘Arrested?’ She Made Bail (And Raised Over £1,000 For Charity)

Last week, we shared a story about ‘Elsa’ (the Princess from ‘Frozen’) being ‘arrested’ by Surrey police officers (during their break) for being responsible for the cold weather that has since vanished. In fact, some might say that it was her arrest that has led to the milder weather… The aim of the ‘arrest’ was to raise money for the

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Meet London Fire Brigade’s Newest Fire Investigation Dog

Meet Simba, London Fire Brigade’s newest four-legged recruit with a nose for sniffing out the causes of fires. The two-year-old English springer spaniel has joined the Brigade’s fire investigation team and is assisting at the scenes of fires across London alongside his fellow canine colleague, Sherlock. Fire investigation dogs are selected at a young age based on their drive for

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WATCH: Lorry Slams In Police Officer’s Vehicle After Hitting Ice

A police officer in Wisconsin (USA) miraculously managed to escape serious injury on Monday when a semi-truck hit a patch of ice and slammed into the cop’s vehicle. The incident happened around 0900 hours. as the officer was entering the intersection, Ashwaubenon Public Safety wrote on Facebook. The truck driver tried to stop, but hit a patch of ice and slid into the officer’s vehicle. The incident

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Man Jailed For 5 Years After Illegal Drone Flights Into HMP Liverpool

A Walton man has been sentenced to five years in prison for attempting to fly a drone containing prohibited items into HMP Liverpool. 29-year-old Anthony Cheeney was sentenced last week at Liverpool Crown Court. At around 9pm on Thursday, 31 August 2017, officers sighted a drone close to HMP Liverpool on Hornby Road. The drone was observed crashing nearby and

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Man Jailed For Life For Murdering Toddler

A 20-year-old man has been found guilty of the murder of a toddler in Sheffield and jailed for life. Martin Johnson (pictured), formerly of Leighton Road, Gleadless, has been on trial at Sheffield Crown Court since Monday 21 January charged with the murder of Erin Emilia Rain Tomkins. fter less than two hours of deliberations, he was found guilty of

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Calling ALL Veterans: Have YOUR SAY On The Governments ‘Strategy For Veterans’

The Ministry of Defence has put out a request asking for Veterans and the general public to have their say on how Governments, both current and future, will be expected to look after the men and women who risk their lives in order to protect this country. Surveys such as this one are vital as they give our veterans the

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