Category Archives: International News

SOS Beacon Picked Up In USA Helps Mobilise Rescue Of Man In Scotland

An unwell man living in a very remote area of Scotland was rescued by HM Coastguard helicopter (5th Feb) after his distress signal and call for help was picked up in Houston, Texas. The gentleman – in his mid-70s – normally activates his SPOT beacon in a ‘check-in’ alert mode on a Sunday to let family and friends know he

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WATCH: Lorry Slams In Police Officer’s Vehicle After Hitting Ice

A police officer in Wisconsin (USA) miraculously managed to escape serious injury on Monday when a semi-truck hit a patch of ice and slammed into the cop’s vehicle. The incident happened around 0900 hours. as the officer was entering the intersection, Ashwaubenon Public Safety wrote on Facebook. The truck driver tried to stop, but hit a patch of ice and slid into the officer’s vehicle. The incident

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WATCH: Police Mount Tactical Response To Snowball Fight

Video footage has emerged on social media of the moment Officers from the Duvall Police Department mounted an epic response to reports of a large snowball fight. The video, filmed by officers, was shared via the Duvall Police Department Facebook page and has been viewed nearly 500,000 times. In the footage, several vehicles can be seen arriving ‘on scene‘ before

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Two Qatari Naval Officer Cadets Fined £13,000 And Given 99 Points For Speeding

Newton Abbott Magistrates Court recently fined 2 Qatari service personnel, who were based at Britannia Royal Naval College, after they committed a total of 25 speeding offences between them in the space of one month. Britannia Royal Naval College (BRNC), commonly known as Dartmouth, is the naval academy of the United Kingdom and the initial officer training establishment of the Royal Navy. Foreign Navies often send their

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WATCH: Police Dog Released From Vets After Being Shot

Police Dog Eros, who was injured last Tuesday during a shooting incident, received rapturous applause after being given the all-clear from a local vet. PD Eros was shot in the flank during a confrontation between the shooter and police officers last Tuesday evening (USA). PD Eros is expected to make a full recovery following the ordeal. PD Eros, who is

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SAS Soldier ‘Helped In Nairobi Rescue Effort’

An SAS Soldier is reported to have helped the Kenyan security services to elimanate the terrorists who murdered 21 innocent civilians in a luxury Nairobi hotel complex. During the 20-hour seige, more than 800 civilians were moved to safety as the terrorists went about their killing spree armed with automatic weapons. Hours after police said that all the terrorists had

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WATCH: This Is Why You Should ALWAYS Make Sure Your Child Seat Is Secured

Video footage has emerged online of the moment a young toddler is ejected from a moving vehicle as it rounds a bend. In the footage (below), the grey coloured car carrying the child drives through a relatively sharp right-hand bend at which point a toddler who was strapped into a car seat is ejected from the car and ends up

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‘Sit, Listen, Advise, Abused. Welcome To My Job’ | Guest Blog

This guest blog was sent into us earlier on this afternoon from a NSW emergency ambulance call handler. If you have a blog that you would like us to share, then scroll down to the bottom of this article for details of how to contact us: “This headset is what I use to communicate with those who call for desperate

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WATCH: New Zealand Navy Welcome Royal Navy Alongside

After spending many weeks at sea, what better way to be welcomed to a New Zealand port than with a traditional Haka. HMS Montrose is currently operational as part of the Joint Expeditionary Force, where she is ready to respond to National and Coalition Tasking. As part of her deployment, she has visited New Zealand before also visiting Japan later

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WATCH: Moment Police Officer Rescues 97-Year-Old From House Fire

One of the great things about body worn camera footage, is that the general public get to see the amazing feats of bravery which first responders around the world display on a daily basis. The emergency services, and the police, in particular, have always had to ‘fight’ against the negative police-related stories which are pumped out by some organisations and

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