Category Archives: Emergency Services News

WATCH: Moped Rider Attacks Police Vehicle At A Set Of Traffic Lights

Footage has emerged on social media of the moment a moped rider attacks a police patrol vehicle as it waits at a set of traffic lights. It was filmed at the traffic lights on Ferensway between Carr Lane and Anlaby Road in Hull and was posted on YouTube by the “Lock it or lose it” gang, who brag about stealing

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LATEST: Met Police Confirms That Over 680 People Have Been Arrested During ‘Extinction Rebellion’ Protests

The Met Police has confirmed that over 680 people have now been arrested during the Extinction Rebellion protests which have seen London being brought to a grinding halt as protestors block bridges and roads in the capital. A spokesperson for the Met Police said: ‘This is a long-term operation that has been going on for a number of days, for

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Prolific Speeding Complainer Gets Caught Speeding

A resident who repeatedly complained to the police about motorists speeding through his home town has been stopped by officers – for speeding. Residents living in the leafy suburb of Cowley Hill in Borehamwood had raised their concerns about motorists speeding through the town without any regard for the posted speed limit. Due to the complaints, local officers set up

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‘Superman’ Assists Norfolk Police As They Detain A Disorderly Male

Fans of ‘Superman’ won’t be surprised to hear that, upon seeing the police trying to detain a man, he stepped in to ‘do his bit’ for humanity by assisting the police. Images of ‘Superman’ (aka Saleem Syed) surfaced on social media recently after they were shared by Pete Butler (@BeepTurtle). Mr Syed had been raising money for a project which

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PCSOs In Staffordshire To Be Given Enhanced Powers To Tackle Crime & Anti-Social Behaviour

Staffordshire Police’s community support officers are to be given enhanced powers to tackle minor crime and anti-social behaviour more effectively. The force has over 220 Police Community Support Officers (PCSOs) who provide a valuable link between local communities and police officers, as well as a visible presence on the streets.  Staffordshire has recently undertaken a review of the powers that

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Met Police Release Straight Talking Statement Regarding ‘Extinction Rebellion’ Protests

The Metropolitan Police has released the following statement in relation to the on-going protests in London: ‘The serious disruption the Extinction Rebellion demonstrations are causing to people in central London and beyond is unacceptable and we completely understand the concern it is causing to those who are disrupted by it. Throughout the course of today, Thursday, 18 April, we will

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National Police Air Service Adds Fixed Wing Aircraft To Its Fleet

Whilst the police (and the public) have been used to seeing helicopters flying around the skies in the hunt for suspects and high-risk missing people, the sight of fully livered fixed-wing police aircraft will be something that is relatively new for most forces. The National Police Air Service (NPAS) has confirmed that a total of four fixed-wing planes will be

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WATCH: How NOT To React When You Spot An Emergency Vehicle In Your Rear-View Mirror

As many of our regular readers, both in and out of the emergency services will know, our team of writers and bloggers are all former emergency services personnel. As we have each spent quite a few years driving on blue lights prior to retiring from our respective services, we have seen some strange and dangerous reactions by motorists who panic

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Three Protestors Who Disrupted DLR Train Network Remanded In Custody Until 16th May

Three protestors have been charged over an ‘Extinction Rebellion’ protest where one activist glued himself to a train whilst another two climbed on top of its roof. The two men and one woman appeared at Highbury Corner Magistrates Court charged with obstructing trains or carriages on the railway by an unlawful act’ contrary to Section 36 of the Malicious Damage

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Two Dogs Rescued By Firefighters After They Inadvertently Started A Fire

Two dogs have been rescued from a first floor flat after they inadvertently started a fire. Essex Fire & Rescue Service were called to the property in Crown Street, Dedham, Essex, after a neighbour reported that he heard the smoke alarm sounding for ‘some time’. On arrival at the scene, firefighters forced their way into the property, as the homeowner

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