Category Archives: Police Service

‘I Love Protecting The Public… But Who Protects Us?’

A Metropolitan Police officer has revealed his anger after a teenager who broke his nose as he tried to make an arrest walked free from court with a suspended prison sentence. PC Darren Jenkins, 47, was left bloodied and with devastating facial injuries after his assailant, Riley Hope, 18, deliberately smashed his head into a patio and punched the officer

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Serving Police Officer Sentenced After Dashcam Footage Exposed Bogus Insurance Claim

A serving police officer, who claimed that a piece of debris cracked the windscreen of his car causing injury and vehicle repair costs, has been sentenced after his own dashcam footage exposed his insurance claim as fraudulent.  Last week (Tuesday 11th February) Mohammed Yasin Mulla, 38, from Bradford, was told by Leeds Crown Court that he must now complete 250

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Off-Duty Police Officer Dismissed Without Notice After Swearing At Hotel Staff And Drinking From Bottle Of Brandy ‘Without Permission’

A serving Metropolitan Police officer has been dismissed from the force without notice after allegations of gross misconduct were proven. PC Rachel Lewis who was based at NW-BCU (North West Basic Command Unit) answered allegations that her conduct while off duty had amounted to a breach of the Standards of Professional Behaviour in respect of ‘Authority, Respect and Courtesy, Honesty

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Police Helicopter Crew Rescue Family Trapped In Floodwater

On Sunday 9th February, the National Police Air Service (NPAS) rescued a family from a vehicle that had become trapped in rapidly rising floodwater caused by Storm Ciara.  The crew spotted the stricken vehicle near Bellingham, Northumberland, as the fast-flowing waters surrounded the family.  Northumbria Police had received reports from the driver of the car that she and the other

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Schoolboy Reprimanded After Throwing Brick Off A Footbridge Causing A Car Windscreen To Smash

A reckless schoolboy landed himself in hot water after throwing a brick off a footbridge – which smashed through a car windscreen. The boy, aged seven, threw the brick onto the A182 Washington Highway as he crossed the bridge above with a group of friends after school on February 4. The brick shattered the windscreen of a car that was

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Off-Duty Inspector Saves Mistreated Pet Rabbit That Had Been Thrown Out With The Rubbish

Police and the RSPCA are appealing for witnesses after a pet rabbit was callously thrown out when fly-tippers dumped household waste on land near Newark. The white lop-eared rabbit was discovered by off duty police Inspector Marcus Oldroyd while out jogging. Now the force is calling for the public to help track the owner down to take action. Insp Oldroyd

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Woman Who Pointed Imitation Firearm At Officers Is Sentenced To Five Years In Prison

A woman who pointed an imitation firearm at police officers in Grimsby has been sent to prison for five years. Jessica Fitzgerald, 27, from Crosby Road in Grimsby, was also sentenced for a GBH that she committed while on remand in prison.  Fitzgerald threw a table at another prisoner resulting in the victim needing 15 stitches to her head.  Fitzgerald

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Dangerous Criminals Deported As Flight Leaves UK Airspace

A planned deportation flight to Jamaica has left UK airspace as convicted drug dealers and rapists and other persistent offenders are ejected from the country.  The Home Office lost a court ruling yesterday after a judge announced that some detainees ‘did not have proper access to legal advice’. A spokesman for the Home Office said: “We make no apology for

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Man Who Previously Duped A Jury Into Believing He Was Innocent, Is Convicted Of Planning Another Terror Attack

A man who unwittingly told covert police officers of his plans to launch a terrorist attack, and his sister who kept the proposals secret, have been convicted following an extensive six-and-a-half-month counter terrorism investigation. Woolwich Crown Court heard how Mohuissunnath Chowdhury, 28, of Luton, confided his aspirations to men he thought were his friends.  But the men who Chowdhury was

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Doctor Jailed For 15 Years After Sexually Assaulting 24 Female Patients

A doctor who abused his position of trust and persuaded women to undertake unnecessary intimate medical examinations has been sentenced for sexually assaulting 24 of his female patients.  Manish Shah, 50, from Romford was found guilty of a total of 65 offences of sexual assault by penetration and sexual assault by touching in relation to 18 patients at a trial

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