Category Archives: Police Service

Misconduct Allegations Against Two Officers Directed By The IOPC Found Not Proven Following A Vehicle Stop Back In 2014

An IOPC directed misconduct hearing bought against two Metropolitan Police Officers from an incident that happened over five years ago has been found not proven following a hearing that was held on Friday 15th November.  It was alleged that PC Mark Harris of Central West Command Unit and PC Simon Pascoe of Hampshire Constabulary, but then serving as a Met

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Male Fined After Damaging Police Camera Safety Van

A man has been fined after deliberately damaging a camera safety (speed) van.  27-year-old Daniel Ashford, of Greenlea, Elwick Village, Hartlepool, has been convicted of public order, criminal damage, no insurance and obstructing a designated person at Teesside Magistrates Court. The court heard how on the 7th September this year, Ashford attached a Cleveland Police Camera Safety Van on Easington

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Officer Recovering From Serious Injuries Helps Adorn WMP Vehicles With Poppies

The West Midlands Police officer critically injured after being run over by a car thief in Birmingham has arranged for colleagues’ patrol cars to be adorned with poppies for Remembrance Day. PC Gaz Phillips is continuing his long road to recovery at home after being run over by a stolen car in August, but for the second year running he’s

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Devon & Cornwall Police Statement: ‘Jack and Jill Childcare’ Investigation

Devon & Cornwall police have confirmed that on 29th July 2019, they received information relating to allegations of sexual assault at Jack and Jill Childcare, Torquay. Later that day, one person was arrested in connection to the incident and has since been released on police bail until 22 November 2019, with conditions which include not to attend the area of

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Man Arrested On Suspicion Of Attempted Murder After ARV Officer Injured In Tottenham

A 25-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder in connection with an incident in which a police officer was injured in Tottenham. The man, who was also arrested on suspicion of possession of a firearm, has been taken into custody at a north London police station. Four males, two aged 17, one aged 18 and one aged

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Coventry PC Run Over By Car He Was Trying To Stop Is Released From Hospital

The neighbourhood police officer run over by a car he was trying to stop in Coventry has thanked the public for their support, after being released from hospital. PC Chris Burnham was struck by a Mini in the Holbrooks area of Coventry at around 2.45 pm on 25 September. PC Burnham, who has been with the force for 25 years

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Motorist Charged For Impersonating A Police Officer After Road Rage Incident

A motorist from Maidstone (Kent) has been charged with impersonating a police officer following allegations blue flashing lights were used to force another driver to pull over. At around 6.30 pm on Saturday 19 October 2019, an altercation was reported involving two vehicles approaching the M2 from Bluebell Hill. Both vehicles then entered the motorway on the London bound carriageway,

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WATCH: Motoring Journalist Ends Up In Hot Water After Upload Of Audi R8 Video

A motoring journalist who posted a video (scroll down for footage) of himself driving an Audi R8 at nearly 100mph on one of the most notoriously dangerous roads in the UK has been given six points and fined more than £600. Joe Achilles, a motoring journalist from London, filmed himself driving the high-powered sports car along the A57 Snake Pass

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IOPC Endorses Police Use Of Tactical Contact Against Criminals Using Motorbikes As ‘Legitimate’

The Independent Office for Police Conduct has endorsed the tactic of knocking suspects – who use motorbikes – off their bikes as a “legitimate use of force” for officers with specialist training. The much-welcomed guidance covers the use of the tactics when the specially trained officers who might be called upon to execute the tactic have taken into account the

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Calling All 999 Call Handlers (Past and Present)

Are you a call handler for the Police, Ambulance, Fire & Rescue Service or Coastguard? Or were you once-upon-a-time an emergency services call handler? Emma Jones, a Producer from a TV Company called Electric Ray, is looking to speak to as many people as possible to try to fully understand the role of a call handler and the process a

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