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Leicestershire Polices’ Longest Serving Firearms Officer Retires After 30 Years Of Dedicated Service

Watching Usain Bolt win gold, rubbing shoulders with royalty and training hundreds of officers are just some of newly retired firearms officer Dave Smith’s career highlights. But after 30 years as a police officer – almost 24 as a firearms officer and 16 spent training firearms officers – Leicestershire Police’s longest serving firearms trainer, Dave is hoping for a quieter

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Police Officer Reinstated Following Appeal

Thames Valley Police has confirmed that an officer who was dismissed from the force has been reinstated following a successful appeal to the independent Police Appeals Tribunal. On Tuesday 7th May, Sgt Colin Travi was reinstated to the force with immediate effect. On 13 September 2017, Sgt Travi was dismissed without notice from the force after an independent chair ruled

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Police Use Social Media To Share The Realities Of Just Where Your Drugs Have Been…

For many people who decide to take illegal drugs, they tend not to care too much about where the drugs have come from, how they were made, which carcinogenic chemicals have been added to the drugs or how they have been transported into the country. But if you are thinking about dipping your toe into the murky world of drug

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WATCH: How You Find Your Lost Keys When You Are A Police Dog Handler

One of the many ‘perks’ of being a police dog handler, is that your four-legged-companion can call upon their various canine-specific skills at any time in any situation. A prime example of this is when you are out walking your ‘land shark’ (in this case a German Shepherd cross Malinois) and you end up losing your keys in a field.

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‘There Is More Outrage About M&S Sweets Than There Is About This…’ | Former Police Sergeant

Our new ‘Must Read’ section is dedicated to sharing the words of some of the top bloggers from within the emergency services, NHS and armed forces – both past and present.  The blogs are hand-picked by our team but do not necessarily represent the views of Emergency Services News. Instead, they reflect the experiences of individuals who have first-hand experience of what

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‘Oh Deer’ | Muntjac Deer Tries To ‘Break In’ To Ipswich Police Station

Whilst most people might think about trying to ‘break out’ of a police station, few creatures would try and break into one. But that is exactly what a Muntjac Deer tried to late on Saturday night. RSPCA Inspectors were called in to try and help free the deer from a gate that leads onto the grounds of the building that

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Police Find Delivery Robot Wandering The Streets Of Milton Keynes

As a police officer, then when out on patrol in the early hours of the morning or late at night, then you never know what or who you are going to come across. Maybe you might find some suspicious individuals who are out looking for their next victim to steal from. Or maybe you will find some revellers who have

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Training Days and Qualification Shoots | ARV Cop | Guest Blog

Our new ‘Must Read’ section is dedicated to sharing the words of some of the top bloggers from within the emergency services, NHS and armed forces – both past and present.  The blogs are hand-picked by our team but do not necessarily represent the views of Emergency Services News. Instead, they reflect the experiences of individuals who have first-hand experience of what

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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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