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Cops In Australia Respond To Spider Death Threats

A man who has a “serious fear” of spiders inadvertently prompted a police response to his address after his was overheard threatening to kill an arachnid. According to a spokesperson for the local police, a passerby called the emergency services after hearing a toddler “screaming” along with a man shouting “Why don’t you die!?”. The passerby absolutely did the right

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Dog Handler Injured Following Road Traffic Accident

A dog handler and two other people were injured after a vehicle collided with the dog handlers van yesterday (30th) morning. . A statement released by Northumbria Police said: ‘At around 10.50am, Sunday December 30, police received a report of dangerous driving on Hylton Road in Sunderland. ‘Police were deployed to the area after a silver Vauxhall Corsa was reported

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David Hasselhoff Praises Heroic Officer

A Greater Manchester Police officer who rescued a man from drowning in a freezing river has been nominated for The National Police Bravery Awards according to a recent press release from the Greater Manchester Police Federation. PC Mohammed Nadeem was a student officer at the time of the incident which saw officers called out to deal with a clearly distressed

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FOUR Range Rover Evoques Stolen In Under One Hour In Same Area

If you live in the Birmingham or the surrounding areas and you own a Range Rover Evoque, then you are being advised to take extra care in securing your vehicle. A spokesperson for West Midlands Police has confirmed that there has been a spike in Range Rover Evoques being taken with four reported thefts in under one hour. A tweet

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WATCH: London Mayor Quizzed Over Spit Guards NOT Being Issued To Met Officers

Many of our regular readers will know, that we have been campaigning to rectify a ridiculous situation present within the Metropolitan Police at the moment, where response team officers are not allowed Spit Guards (SGs). We have been following the common-sense-defying status-quo for a good few months now and have been impressed by the Metropolitan Police Federation as they continue

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WATCH: NYPD Makes ‘Patrol Car’ For Officers Son Who Has Cerebral Palsy

The New York Police Department (NYPD) unveiled a special holiday surprise today for NYPD Officer Reilly and his 16-year-old son, Aiden. Aidan has cerebral palsy and is confined to a wheelchair, but he has always dreamed of driving an NYPD Police car like his dad. Thanks to the Magic Wheelchair Foundation and Officer Reilly’s NYPD family, that dream came true.

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Police Traffic Unit Finds £500,000 CASH In Vehicle On M6

Following on from a job that police dealt with yesterday (18th December) Police Officers from West Midlands Police (Traffic Unit) stopped a vehicle earlier on today as it travelled along the M6. The traffic stop was part of a joint operation between the roads policing unit and other specialist departments & teams from within West Midlands Police.  The vehicle was

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Morale Of Met Officers Is ‘Cracking’ And It Could Get Worse, Federation Warns

The morale of Metropolitan Police officers is ‘cracking’ and will only get worse if force strength is cut further, Federation Chairman Ken Marsh has warned.  Speaking to Talk Radio, Ken said officers were being treated like ‘second class citizens’ and that more had left the job over the last 12 months than at any time in the past 12 years. 

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WATCH: Bystander Films Vehicle Pursuit As Fleeing Car Crashes Into Him

Whilst motorists filming vehicle pursuits is nothing new, motorists filming vehicle pursuits where the vehicle fleeing ends up crashing into their own vehicle is a rare thing.  The dramatic conclusion to a vehicle pursuit in Raymond, Maine (US), was caught on camera and showed the exact moment that a vehicle ran over a spike strip and then ploughed into stationary

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Morale Of Met Police Officers Takes A Nose Dive According To Survey

A recent survey conducted by the Police Federation of England & Wales has revealed that just 1 in 5 officers in the countries biggest force would actually expect a unit to be able to assist them if they had to dial 999 (assuming that they were off duty) and ask for help.  This tends to suggest that response team officers

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