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“Paddy Wagons”

Ah another day another allegation of Police Brutality, this time in a Prisoner Transport Vehicle. I recall when Kent Constabulary received these vehicles for use. The basic idea is fairly old, that unruly or multiple prisoners can be transported with … Continue reading

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Force Continuum

So in a recent conversation about British Policing, I  was describing how when I started with Kent County Constabulary, way back in the Dark Ages as far as my audience was concerned, I was telling them how we were issued … Continue reading

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Emlyn Volume #5

So one day there was a big bash at my station in Maidstone Kent, and some visiting dignitary was being given some sort of community award by the Area Commander. At that time Emlyn had managed to wangle some sort … Continue reading

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Just Following Orders….

So back in the day, on patrol in Maidstone, Kent UK, one night shift when I was still fairly new, there was a bad accident, RTA’s we used to call them, Road Traffic Accident, although that did change to ‘Crash’ … Continue reading

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Emlyn Vol 3

So I may have been giving the wrong impression of Emlyn in the previous posts. I want you to understand he has a heart of gold. I am not sure if I mentioned he was Irish, and had previously served … Continue reading

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