Category Archives: Guest Blog

‘Unless You Work In The Emergency Services…’ | Guest Blog

“A great deal has been happening in my life recently which has made me reflect on a lot of life’s obstacles, however having spent the past 7.5 years working frontline for the emergency services (6.5 years with the ambulance service and a year with the police) those obstacles aren’t the norm, unless you work in the emergency services. Over this

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‘I’m Left Wondering Why I Bother Anymore With It | Guest Blog

Another message that was sent into us anonymously. This oppo is a Firefighter based in Australia. He works for an Airport Fire Service. Judging by what he is saying, then I think I might skip flying to Australia anytime soon! It just goes to show that, no matter where in the world you serve, cutbacks and dodgy management are aplenty!

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‘Please Stop Calling 999 For Period Pain’ | Anon

This message was sent into us via our website from an anonymous source. As per our ‘mission statement’ part of overall objective is to act as a ‘voice’ for frontline emergency services, NHS, HMP & armed forces personnel. Some of the details with the blog have been changed for obvious reasons: “I’m a 26 year old female that works frontline

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The Message STILL Isn’t Getting Across

Each year, the emergency services launch campaigns which are aimed at deterring people from getting behind the wheel after a night out. But this year, we have noticed more and more people are not taking notice of this advice. They are ignoring the warnings. They are putting their own lives at risk. But, more importantly, they are putting YOUR life

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‘I Start As A Call Handler In Feb – I Could Do With Some Advice (Wrong Advice Only)’ | Guest Blog

Whenever a new member of the emergency services family joins up, then it’s always a wondrous and magnificent occasion.  This morning we had a message via our Facebook page from someone who will be joining the thin green line in Feb next year!  For the new recruit, then gone are the monotonous days of simply doing the same things over

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Being A Police Officer | Guest Blog

If you are married to, dating or know one, don’t be surprised if they sometimes just want to come home and be quiet.  Don’t be surprised if they become completely intolerant of idiots (and tell them so). Don’t be surprised if they develop a very warped sense of humour that only they laugh at and everyone else just looks embarrassed

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ARV Cop: ‘Why I’m Climbing Everest’

My Story to Everest… In only a few months time, I will be saying goodbye to loved ones and friends and heading out the door to Tibet to try and climb the highest mountain in the world. I’ve been a Police Officer for over 15 years and in that time, I’ve been very busy chasing criminals, protecting local communities and

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Paramedics ‘Thank You’ To Generous Member Of The Public

This great story was sent into us by a follower and really does go to highlight just how kind and warm-hearted some people can be.  To this lady, whoever and wherever you are, on behalf of the emergency services family, THANK YOU!  “So………me and my colleague in the green family (ambulance service) are tasked with a transfer from east Lancs

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Police Officer Emails Diane Abbott About Her Recent ‘Moped’ Comments

This email was sent to Diane Abbott, the Shadow Home Secretary, by a serving police officer following her remarks about the police taking proactive measures to ensure that suspects on mopeds DON’T get away:  Dear Ms Abbott, I hope you are able to read this email yourself as I think it’s something that may assist you, and more importantly the

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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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