Category Archives: Emergency Services News

Male Who Assaulted Six Police Officers And One Paramedic Is Sentenced To 16 Weeks Behind Bars

Male Who Assaulted Six Police Officers And One Paramedic Is Sentenced To 16 Weeks Behind Bars A man who pleaded guilty to assaulting seven emergency workers in Stevenage was sentenced on Tuesday (26 November) to 16 weeks in prison and ordered to pay £122 in victim surcharge. Danny Armstrong, aged 28, of Eynesbury, Cambridgeshire, was charged with seven counts of

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‘Dumbass! You Are Fully Blocking My Driveway’ | Insulting Note Left For Ambulance Crew

At a time when ambulance crews around the country are working 14-hours shifts, often without a break, the last thing they need is a member of the public leaving them an abusive note on their emergency ambulance.  But that is precisely what one South Central Ambulance NHS Foundation Trust crew were met with when they returned to their vehicle, having

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Submarine Carrying Hundreds Of Millions Of Pounds Worth Of Drugs Intercepted In European Waters

Three tonnes of cocaine worth hundreds of millions of pounds on the UK market have been recovered from a submarine intercepted off the coast of Spain. Following an intelligence-led operation involving the National Crime Agency (NCA) and international partners, the Spanish authorities interdicted the semi-submersible submarine – the first of its kind detected in Europe – on Saturday before it

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Life Sentence Handed Down To Man Who Carried Out Victoria Train Station Attack

Mahdi Mohamud, (10/09/1993), previously of the Cheetham Hill area, has been sentenced to life with a minimum of 11 years in prison after pleading guilty to three counts of attempted murder and one count of possessing information likely to be useful to a person committing or preparing an act of terrorism (Section 58 of the Terrorism Act 2000). On the

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Armed Officers Praised For Their Restraint After Discharging Their Firearms Only 15 Times During 15,000 Deployments

Firearms officers have been praised for their professionalism and restraint after it was announced that out of 15,000 firearms-related incidents which armed police attended, officers only discharged their firearms on 15 occasions. The news came as the National Police Chiefs’ Council Firearms Lead, Simon Chesterman, addressed the Police Federation of England and Wales during their seminar on Post Incident Procedures

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Police Officer Dismissed From Force After Filming Himself ‘Engaging In Lewd Behaviour’

An officer from South Wales Police has been kicked out of the job after nine allegations against him relating to breaching professional standards were proven. A misconduct hearing held at County Hall in Cardiff considered allegations relating to the conduct of PC Christopher Leach, who was based in the force’s Eastern division. The officer faced nine allegations of breaching the

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Man Who Killed Police Officer In Hit-And-Run Collision Is Jailed Again For Driving Whilst Disqualified

A man who was sent to prison for nine years after he killed a police officer in a cowardly hit-and-run incident has once again been sent to jail for driving offences.  In December 2000, Wayne Rule ran over Kent Police Officer PC Jon Odell in Margate while trying to avoid a static police speed check. Rule, who has been on

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Tributes Paid To ‘Much Loved’ BTP Inspector Who Sadly Passed Away Yesterday Afternoon

Heartfelt tributes have been paid to ‘well-respected duty officer’ who passed away yesterday evening.  A spokesperson for the British Transport Police Federation said: “This evening, our hearts go out to the family and friends of Inspector Chau See, who passed away this afternoon.  “We add our condolences to the many messages of support his family are receiving.  “It’s clear just

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WATCH: Male Punches K-9 Officer In The Face And Instantly Regrets It

Footage has emerged on social media of the moment a police officer (Newburgh, USA) is punched in the face by a suspect only minutes after arriving on scene to an incident.  Police attended the location after a resident called 911 to complain that a male was threatening her and her family.  Footage captured by a witness shows the moment that

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Coastguard Releases Statement Following Disappearance Of Aircraft

HM Coastguard has released a statement following the disappearance of a light aircraft that was reported yesterday in the vicinity of Puffin Island off of the Welsh coast.  A spokesperson for the Agency said: ‘The search for a light aircraft with one person on board that went missing near Puffin Island, Anglesey, has been suspended for the night. ‘HM Coastguard

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