Author Archives: Cop(ex)

WATCH: A Touching Tribute To ALL Emergency Services & NHS Personnel

Whenever I write about mental health, in the context of someone who has served both in the emergency services and armed forces, then I always think about a former colleague of mine from the thin blue line who took his own life.  The colleague in question, was the sort of Copper who EVERYONE loved because of his compassion, his desire

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WATCH: Drink Drivers Plaguing The Roads With Their Selfishness

West Midlands Police has vowed to continue putting the brakes on drink drivers – after stopping a motorist who dangerously swerved into oncoming traffic and towards a bus stop while over four times the limit.  In the footage (below) the driver of a Ford KA can be seen swerving all over the road, somehow believing that activating his hazard warning

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WATCH: A Police Sergeant Talks Candidly About The Emotional Impact Of Dealing With An RTC

You have probably already seen the various anti-drink drive campaigns which are floating around on social media.  But the truth is, that no enough people will see these campaigns and actually think twice about how and when they drive.  And I am not just talking about drink drivers here.  I am also talking about the driver who thinks that it’s

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Don’t Fall For The ‘Dial 141999’ To Get An O2 Refund “Prank”!

As millions of people using the O2 network get used to once again being able to surf the net using their mobile devices, a ridiculous ‘prank’ seems to be doing the rounds at the moment.  Some numpties are telling people that, in order to get a refund from O2, then you need to call ‘141999’ – DON’T!!!!  Firstly, this isn’t

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EXCLUSIVE: 36 Met Police Detectives Apply To Transfer To Surrey Police In Less Than 48 Hours

At a time when Officers in the Metropolitan Police are having to deal with a huge increase in their workload in the wake of the, quite frankly, incompetent cuts which were made to the emergency services, we hear that a significant number of Detectives have applied to leave the force.  Our source, who did not want to be named, explained

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If This Image Doesn’t Make You Think Twice About Running From A Police Dog, Then Nothing Will!

Not only have I had the privilege of serving on the thin blue line, but I also had the ‘honour’ of helping my uncle (who was a dog handler for a number of years) ‘train’ the three different service dogs which he had during his time on the dog section – by volunteering as a human ‘dog chew’. One of

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WATCH: South Central Ambulance Service Lip Sync To: ‘THIS IS ME’

There are few things which we enjoy more here (whilst at work) than watching lip-sync videos of our wonderful colleagues who, before their shift starts, take the time to bring together the ‘art’ of some wonderful choreography and some 1st class lip syncing. Note how we have to add that this video was made BEFORE their shift started, just to

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How NOT To Transport Your Christmas Tree!

If, like me, you haven’t got your christmas tree up yet but you are wondering how you are going to transport it home, then we would like to suggest perhaps not transporting it the same way as this driver. This ‘lumberjack’ was spotted by a Safety Camera Unit investigator based in Plymouth for the Peninsula Road Safety Partnership. In a

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Woman Calls 999 Because She Wasn’t Happy With Her Fake Lashes

Being a male, I do not have to spend too much worrying about my eyelashes so I cannot put myself in the shoes (or high heels) of someone who has to spend money/time getting their own eyelashes how they want them to look. However, I cannot imagine a scenario whereby anyone would think that a set of dodgy eyelashes would

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EXCLUSIVE: Fake Warrant Cards Being Sold On EBAY For €10

At a time when the threat against our national security is so high, we were shocked to learn that you can buy fake warrant cards on ebay for just a few quid. One of our eagle-eyed followers sent us a link to a seller on eBay who is claiming to sell these ‘novelty’ items with one option including the image

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