British Transport Police Officer Has Taser Assault Conviction Quashed On Appeal

A West Midlands Police Officer who was initially found guilty of assaulting a man after he deployed his Home Office approved Taser during an incident at a train station in the Midlands, has had his conviction quashed on appeal.  PC Andrew Spiby had been given a suspended sentence at Birmingham Crown Court following a trial this year (2019) that lasted

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Eight Police Vehicles Have Their Tyres Slashed Minutes Before Cash Machine Theft

Eight police response vehicles were damaged minutes before reports of a cash machine theft in the Cotswolds in the early hours of Saturday (9th November) morning.  Police confirmed that at around 03:30 hours, Gloucestershire Constabulary was informed that thieves had targetted a cash machine at a Eurogarage Services Station in Stow Road, Moreton in Marsh.  The thieves had used a

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IOPC Finds Officers Were Not ‘Rude’ And Did Not Use Excessive Force; But That They Failed To Keep A Suspect Warm

The police watchdog has issued a report into several Thames Valley Police officers who were subjected to an IOPC investigation after a dangerous driver alleged that they had used ‘excessive force’ had been ‘rude’ and that they did not keep a suspect warm.  At around 1.40 am on 29 December 2018, Thames Valley Police officers in a marked police car

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Special Constable Seriously Injured After Being Struck By A Vehicle

A police officer has been seriously injured following a collision in Sandwell (West Midlands Police) on Friday evening (8th November).  The volunteer police officer was dealing with a separate collision on the Wolverhampton Road in Oldbury just after 22:30 hours. The officer was with a colleague when he was struck by a passing car.  A spokesperson for West Midlands Police

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Man Wanted Over Vile & Cruel Walsall Dog Attack

West Midlands Police have released an image of the male who they wish to speak to over a sickening dog attack which led to the violent death of a cat in Walsall.  Investigating officers want to question Amos Price after a dog was deliberately used to attack the cat in Woodlands Crescent, Pelsall, on the 23rd October.  The revolting attack

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Community Unite To Raise Funds For Police Christmas Party

A kind community in Thames Valley have come together to try and raise enough money to throw a Christmas party for local response team and neighbourhood police officers.  In a post shared on the Earley Residents Discussion Board (Facebook), James Hawksworth said: ‘After the terrible year Thames Valley Police have had with the passing of PC Andrew Harper, Katie Baxter

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Jail For Thieves Who Put Hospital Patients Lives At Risk

A group of selfish thieves responsible for causing a major power outage at a busy hospital in Margate have been jailed. During the evening of 20 February 2019, Kent Police were made aware that a major incident had been declared by staff at the Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother (QEQM) Hospital in Margate as there had been a power outage

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Officers Use Their Own Money To Buy Milk For Vulnerable Mother

Two West Midlands Police officers have been praised after they went ‘above and beyond’ the call of duty when they dipped into their own pockets to buy some baby milk for a vulnerable mother.  In a post shared on Twitter, Chief Supt Andy Parsons said: ‘Moved today to hear of two officers who spent their own money buying a mother

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NCA Investigation Launched After Migrants Found On Yacht

The National Crime Agency (NCA) has begun an investigation after the discovery of eight illegal migrants on a yacht. The vessel, a 46 foot motor cruiser, was intercepted by the Border Force cutter ‘Seeker’ and a coastguard helicopter on 6th November. The boat was escorted into Portsmouth where it was met by the police and Border Force officials.  Eight Albanian

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Officer Recovering From Serious Injuries Helps Adorn WMP Vehicles With Poppies

The West Midlands Police officer critically injured after being run over by a car thief in Birmingham has arranged for colleagues’ patrol cars to be adorned with poppies for Remembrance Day. PC Gaz Phillips is continuing his long road to recovery at home after being run over by a stolen car in August, but for the second year running he’s

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