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Jobsworth smiles with glee having taken an immediate response vehicle out of service
I’m aware that there will be some individuals out there who will see this picture of the Police vehicle incapacitated with a clamp and who will immediately think:
‘haha, serves you right for parking on double yellow lines..’
Only a fool, however, would not understand nor comprehend the fact that when the Police respond to 999 calls, then the last thing on their mind is how best to park their vehicle before running into what could be extreme danger.
The person who clamped this Police car, clearly thinks that he is some sort of ‘hero’ for acting like a buffoon.
In reality, he is potentially putting lives at risk.
I wonder how he would feel, if a member of his family was attacked in the street by a knifeman, but the nearest Police unit could not attend, because an idiot of the highest order had clamped the only available Police vehicle?
The person who sent us the images via our website, was not able to shine any more light on the situation in relation to who the individual in the picture is, or which company he might work for.
Its been a while since I retired from the Police, but I am hoping that the buffoon in the picture might get a visit from Thames Valley Police Officers in order to talk about the offence of ‘obstructing police’.
When we looked at the original post on Facebook, we weren’t overly shocked to read the comments from fellow buffoons who felt that the numpty in the picture was in some way a ‘hero’.
I am not sure about you, but to me, a ‘hero’ worthy of a medal is someone who puts their life on the line to potentially save the life of a complete stranger.
A hero to me, is someone who will confront a maniac armed with a gun or a knife, with just a metal stick, a can of CS spray and/or a taser.
A jobsworth who clamps a Police car, cannot ever be classed as a hero, even by the standards of misguided individuals who think that the Police should take the time to find a nice and convenient parking spot before running into unknown danger.
What the individuals heaping praise on this jobsworth seem not to understand, is that when the Police respond to an emergency call, if, for example, they end up being the first on scene to an incident that turns out to be a crime scene (such as a burglary, GBH or murder) then the Police Officers driving the vehicle that is first on scene will not be allowed to leave the crime scene until the scene has been handed over.
Whilst I will admit that I only know this because I once served on the #ThinBlueLine, it should not take more than a few milligrams of intelligence to understand that there will be a reason for the Police vehicle being parked like it was.
As is too often the case, ‘professional bystanders’ enter the debate having no clue about how the emergency services operate.
Perhaps graduates from the ‘College of Professional Bystanders’ have been brainwashed by the many media organisations out there who are clearly attempting to try and undermine the Police for their own personal (or business) agendas.
Let us hope, that ‘Officer Waki’ gets a visit from the real Police, because I am fairly confident that ‘Officer Waki’ has committed some sort of offence.
If you know the firm that ‘Waki’ works for, then contact us, as we would love to ‘engage’ with them via Twitter (or some other social media platform).
The question also springs to mind, about whether this individual would have clamped an ambulance or fire engine? (or even a Coast Guard vehicle – don’t want to annoy our maritime oppos by leaving them out).
I am guessing that the answer will probably be a mahoosive ‘no’.
Which makes me ponder the following:
perhaps, just maybe, ‘Officer Waki’ was one of those individuals who never quite had the courage or bravery to join the Police Force, so instead picked a line of work that gave him an itsy-bitsy tiny bit of “authority” and “power” which has clearly gone straight to his head.
Written by one of the many international admins of Emergency Services Humour on Facebook, who is also a regular blogger in our hugely popular fortnightly satirical digital magazine, S__ts & Giggles that only costs £1 per month to subscribe to
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