In the wake of some recent articles which have been published by news agencies with an anti-Police agenda, a new ruling has been made by the Common Sense Working Group, that will mean civilian reporters will not be able to publish stories regarding operational Police matters, unless they have actually served in the Police.
And whilst this news may not be warmly received by reporters who have, in the past, spewed out anti-Police rhetoric, it will mean that people leaving the Police and looking for alternative employment will be given the opportunity to put their experience to good use in newsrooms across the country.
Barry Figgs, Chairman of the Common Sense Working Group said: “we hope that this ruling will help to halt the ridiculous ‘stories’ which have been published about our brave Police in recent months.” He continued: “previously, reporters have published stories which seek to undermine the great work of the men and women manning the thin blue line. And despite positive Police stories being recently published by Emergency Services Humour, we have noted that none of the news agencies responsible for the negative stories, have had the slightest bit of interest in the positive Police stories”.
People are being encouraged to be on their guard against ridiculous stories being published by certain parts of the civilian press, which are indeed intended to brainwash them into thinking that all Police Officers are moronic imbeciles. And whilst the motivation behind such stories remains unclear, it would seem that the frequency of these stories is unfortunately on the increase.
Mr Figgs said: “if any anti-Police stories do get published which rely on “witness” accounts which are then fabricated in order to make the ‘story’ sound even more sensationalist, then people are encouraged to use their own common sense when deciding as to whether or not the story is complete rubbish”.
If you happen to come across any stories which match the aforementioned description, then you are encouraged to contact the team at Emergency Services Humour, and we will do our utmost to actually shine some light on the matters which are being brought up in the articles concerned.
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