Category Archives: Emergency Services News

WATCH: Suspended Sentence For Male Who Spat At Police Officer

A man who spat in the face of a British Transport Police officer – then skipped court twice when he was due for sentencing – has been handed a suspended prison sentence.  Jamie Glover spat at an officer while he was being arrested outside York station in October this year.  The offence was captured on a body-worn camera (scroll down).

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Six-Year-Old Commended After Saving Her Mums Life

A quick-thinking six-year-old has been commended for saving her mum’s life. When Nicola Earp and her daughter Daisy had settled down for the night, the last thing the 48-year-old mum of two expected was to find herself being woken up by two police officers administering medication to her in the middle of the night. Even though Daisy was in her

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Met Police TSG Unit Seize Sawn-Off Shotgun During Stop & Search

Officers from the Mets Territorial Support Unit (TSG) have seized a sawn-off shotgun as well as a knife during a stop and search in Hackney (East London). In a tweet, @MetTaskforce said: “More reason for stop and search to continue, a sawn-off shotgun and a knife taken off the streets along with their owners.  “How can one not see stop

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British Transport Police Officer Successfully Appeals Common Assault Conviction

A British Transport Police (BTP) officer has successfully appealed his conviction for using unreasonable force when making an arrest. PC Andrew Spiby was convicted of common assault following a trial at Birmingham Crown Court earlier this year. PC Spiby was summoned to appear before the judge following a complaint to the Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) about the level

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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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Sussex Police Raise Nearly £850,000 For Local Charities Via Its eBay Shop

Sussex Police has raised nearly £850,000 – much of it for local charities – from the sale of seized and found property via its hugely popular eBay site.  Ordinarily, police forces use a third party to auction off items which have come into police possession. For example, if the police recover stolen property with little hope of finding the owner,

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Caring Ambulance Crew Helps To Celebrate WWII Veteran’s 105th Birthday In Hospital

A London Ambulance Service (LAS) ambulance crew who took a World War II veteran to hospital last month have been reunited with the war hero to celebrate his 105th birthday at his bedside in hospital. Following a call for help, EMT’s Sameenah Din and her crewmate attended the home of George Worwood in Surbiton back in October. Mr Worwood was

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Force Reports Over 900 Assaults On Emergency Workers In 12 Months

South Wales Police has reported that it has investigated over 900 assaults on emergency workers in the 12 months since new legislation was introduced that is intended to try and give better protection to emergency services & NHS personnel.  The ‘Assault on Emergency Services (Workers) Act came into effect on 13th November 2018.  In the 12 months since its introduction,

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Patient Who Assaulted Emergency Ambulance Crew Convicted

A man who groped a medic who was helping to treat him for a head injury has been found guilty of sexual assault. Sabeh Shalmair was placed on the sex offenders’ register for five years, ordered to do 120 hours of community service, and given a £250 fine. Emergency Ambulance Crew medic Lizzie Smith, 25, and a colleague were called

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Police Seize £160,000 Lamborghini After Driver Thought He Was Covered On Parents Named Driver Policy

A driver who treated roads like a ‘racetrack’ got an unexpected surprise when the police seized his vehicle after it transpired that he was not insured to drive the supercar. The bright yellow Lamborghini Urus was being driven at speed around Stevenson Square in Manchester right in front of a marked ARV unit.  Once the vehicle was stopped and the

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