Category Archives: Emergency Services News

Woman Convicted After Repeatedly Kicking A Paramedic

A woman who kicked East Midlands Ambulance Service paramedic in the ribs in Nottingham last year has been found guilty of assaulting an emergency worker. Debbie Bakane (now Jones), 27, from Derby, assaulted Paramedic Linda Ward when an ambulance attended her outside a pub in Carlton Street at 7.30 pm on 14 December 2018. Bakane was intoxicated, and once she

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Five People Arrested After Five Police Officers Assaulted In Potterne

Five people have been arrested after police officers (Wiltshire Police) were assaulted while responding to a shoplifting incident in Potterne. Officers were called at around 2 pm on Wednesday 4th December after three men and two women had walked into a shop in Silver Street and stolen two bottles of alcohol and a bucket of flowers. The group had then

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Teenager Arrested After Police Vehicle Is Rammed With A Stolen Car

Humberside Officers arrested an 18-year-old man and a 15-year-old boy (Tuesday 3rd December) after they rammed a police car while in a suspected stolen vehicle. The incident happened at around 16:00 hours on Pearson Park. Officers were alerted to a vehicle that was suspected of being on false plates. When units arrived on the scene, the suspected stolen vehicle was

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Diane Abbott’s Son Charged With 2x Assault On Police

Diane Abbott’s Son has been charged with two counts of assault over alleged attacks on police officers during a disturbance that was reported at the Foreign Office. James Abbott-Thompson was arrested on Friday afternoon last week after officers were called to the Foreign Officer in Westminster. He was later charged with two counts of assault by beating an emergency services

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Off-Duty Police Officer Praised For Saving Woman’s Life

An off-duty police officer has been praised for saving the life of a woman who was choking. Sergeant Fiona Armstrong-Brown (North Wales Police) was in the process of ordering dinner for her and her mother at the New Inn in Dyserth when she noticed a woman choking on a neighbouring table. Maria Leach from Kinmel Bay was out having a

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British Transport Police Confirms That Plain Clothed Officer Did Help To Detain & Disarm London Bridge Terrorist

The British Transport Police has confirmed that a male who helped to disarm the London Bridge terrorist is one of their officers.  There has been widespread speculation on social media that the male who was spotted walking away from the terrorist was a serving BTP officer.  A spokesperson for the British Transport Police said: “We are able to confirm that

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Terror Suspect Recalled To Prison After Being Suspected Of Breaching His Licence Conditions

A 34-year-old convicted terrorist has been recalled to prison due to a suspected breach of his licence conditions.  West Midlands Police first arrested the male on Friday 30th November in the wake of the London Bridge terror attack, after officers from the West Midlands Counter Terrorism Unit carried out a search warrant at the males home address.  The search warrant

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London Bridge Suspect Had Been Sentenced To 16-Years In Prison In 2013 For Terror-Related Offences

More details have emerged regarding the individual who was shot dead by the police during yesterday’s terror-related incident near London Bridge during which two people were murdered and several more were injured.  The Met Police has also released a statement regarding their investigation thus far.  Assistant Commissioner Neil Basu said: “The investigation into the attack near London Bridge continues at

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Northern Ireland Ambulance Service Unison Members Plan 24 Hour Overtime Ban

The Northern Ireland Ambulance Service (NIAS) has confirmed that UNISON members are planning a day of industrial action on Saturday 30th November. A spokesperson for NIAS said: ‘NIAS has received notification from UNISON of their intention to take industrial action, short of a strike, on Saturday 30th November 2019 for 24 hours, commencing at 07:00. ‘The action will consist of

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EXCLUSIVE: East of England Ambulance Service Launches Investigation Into Allegations Of ‘Bullying And Harassment’ Within The Trust

Emergency Services News has learnt that the East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust (EEAST) has launched an internal investigation into allegations of bullying and harassment within the Trust.  Over the last two weeks, Emergency Services News has heard from over 15 employees within EEAST who have claimed that either they or their colleagues have experienced bullying in some form

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