Category Archives: The Back Canteen

When An Expat Bobby Wants To Come Back To The UK | Guest Blog

We always like to hear from our followers in the form of guest blogs. This asked us to share his story, perhaps in the hope that some of our followers might be able to shine some light on what appears to be an odd state of affairs:  “I am a current serving Police Officer in a Australia. I transferred to

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WATCH: This Is Why Father Christmas Should Stick To His Sleigh

Let’s face, not everyone can master the art of alighting from a rigid inflatable boat when trying to carry out an elegant dismount.  Especially not when the said boat is trying to make a beach landing; With the man himself (Father Christmas) being the passenger who is trying to pull off the perfect ‘dismount’.  Well, the bearded festive character found

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If This Image Doesn’t Make You Think Twice About Running From A Police Dog, Then Nothing Will!

Not only have I had the privilege of serving on the thin blue line, but I also had the ‘honour’ of helping my uncle (who was a dog handler for a number of years) ‘train’ the three different service dogs which he had during his time on the dog section – by volunteering as a human ‘dog chew’. One of

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‘The HCPC Have Recently Announced A Price Hike In Registration Fee’s Of 18%’ | Guest Blog

This blog was sent into us by a follower who is on the thin green line:  ‘The HCPC have recently announced a price hike in registration fee’s of 18%. While this increase is still hypothetical the potential issues this rise could bring with it are rather concerning. To put it in to context, and please bare with my mathematical prowess

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Male Takes To Twitter At ‘Outrage’ Of Seeing Officers Having A Break

It would seem that there are still some members of the public out there who firmly and passionately believe that police officers should not have a break under any circumstances. Maybe such individuals think that spending 12-hours dealing with the sort of incidents which most people would probably not be able to stomach, MUST be done without having any food

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A Police Officer With PTSD Fell Into A Hole And Couldn’t Get Out | Guest Blog

A police officer with PTSD fell into a hole and couldn’t get out…. When a senior police officer walked by, the police officer called out for help, but the senior police officer yelled back, “Suck it up son, dig deep and drive on,” then threw him a shovel. The police officer did as he was told and dug that hole

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FOI Request Revealed That The Health & Care Professionals Council Spent £17,000 On ONE Christmas Party

As with many of the stories which we share with you, this one was sent into our team by one of our followers. We always welcome our followers to send us information, stories or blogs which they believe people might want to see. In this particular case, a follower (who requested to remain anonymous) shared with us the details of

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‘They Work In A Place That Is Not Real’ | Guest Blog

This blog was sent into us by a serving prison officer on the condition of anonymity. I think that many people who serve in the emergency services will be able to easily relate to what the author of this short piece is saying: ‘If you are married to or know a  prison officer, don’t be surprised if they sometimes just

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‘999: It Doesn’t Matter At All’ | Guest Blog

This was sent into us by one of our followers (Emergency Services Humour). It shares a very important and very real message. One that could save lives:  ‘Well once again it’s that time of year, It was once so far away but now it draws near, Tis the season of happiness and all good will, But as ambulance staff know,

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‘I still have friends within the police – people I shared many a dangerous situation with and I’m watching them suffer’ | Guest Blog

This guest blog was sent into us by a former member of the very thin blue line. If you have a blog or story that you would like to share, then contact our team:  ‘Having left my previous employment almost 8 months ago, I thought that I would become detached from the problems the police force are facing, however, this

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