Category Archives: You Couldn’t Make it Up

Male Calls 999 To Ask If He Can Spend Three Nights A Week In A Police Cell

Most people try to do everything they can to keep out of a police cell. But one male decided that he would call 999 and ask the police if he can spend three nights each week in a police cell. Details of the bizarre call were shared by Derbyshire Police Contact Centre in order to highlight the issue many police

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Paramedics Called ‘Brain Dead Idiots’ By Group Of Males As They Treated A Patient

Paramedics in north west London had to endure being verbally abused by a group of seven males whilst they treated a patient who was in a critical condition. An emergency ambulance accompanied by a rapid response vehicle had been called to a residential address in order to give life-saving medical aid to a patient. But a group of males took

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Motorist Claims He Doesn’t Need Driving Licence Or Insurance As He Is A ‘Freeman Of The Land’

A driver has unsuccessfully claimed that he does not require a driving licence or car insurance to drive his motor vehicle on a public road because he was a ‘freeman of the land’. Freemen-of-the-land, the freemen movement (or simply freemen) are a loose group of individuals who believe that they are bound by statute laws only if they consent to

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Fire Service Pleas For Motorists To Be More Considerate When Parking

If you live on a street where the parking can be fairly ‘tight’ to say the least, then there is a high probability that you have already had quite a few encounters with motorists who park their vehicles without having any consideration for other road users. It could be that they have left their vehicles directly opposite another one on

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Why Are Some Politicians Getting It So Wrong? | Comment

Just for a bit context, I served in the Met Police (on-and-off) for 10 years and spent my entire time in on a 999 response team in east London. I was in disbelief yesterday when a saw an interview that Mrs May gave to Sky News, during which she said that there was ‘no direct correlation between certain crimes and

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WATCH: Resident Shines Laser Pen Into Cockpit Of Police Helicopter

If you happen to own a laser pen, then what do you use it for? To keep your cat entertained as it races around trying to ‘catch’ the red or green dot? To highlight certain things during a powerpoint presentation? I bet you have never heard of someone claiming that they use a laser pen, in order to ‘shoot racoons’

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Could This Be The Most Ridiculous Call Made To The Police? (So far in 2019)

Ask anyone who works in a police control about what is one of their biggest frustrations and they will probably mention the fact that they have to handle ’emergency’ calls which could never really be construed as an ’emergency’. The sort of calls where a bit of human decency would resolve a situation rather than adults resorting to acting like

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Male Calls 999 Because ATM Not Working

The Met Police Contact Centre has asked people to think before they dial 999 after a male called the emergency line in order to report the fact that an ATM was not working. A spokesperson for the contact centre said: “Just one of the inappropriate calls taken earlier today from a 999 operator: “Guv, there’s a problem, the ATM won’t

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Driver Who Allegedly Filmed Himself Driving At 170 MPH In Audi S3 Arrested On Suspicion Of Dangerous Driving

Whatever your views on speeding, it would be hard to excuse anyone who decided to punt their vehicle at nearly 200 MPH whilst driving on a public road. Driving at this speed is one thing, but driving at this speed whilst filming yourself and then uploading the footage to social media is a whole new level of stupidity. Derbyshire Roads

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Man Dies At Care Home After Neighbours Block Emergency Ambulances Over Parking Row

A man in his 90s has tragically died after two emergency ambulances called by care home staff to help him were blocked from getting access to the care home for more than three hours by neighbours in a parking row. A couple near to the care home used their two cars to block in the ambulances which were trying to reach

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