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Prince Louis: Duke and Duchess of Cambridge reveal name of baby son

Written by RSS Poster Old Plod on the 27th April 2018 at 17:25 - Posted in Police Blogs

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have named their baby son Louis Arthur Charles.In a statement, Kensington Palace said: “The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are delighted to announce that they have named their son Louis Arthur Charles.“The baby will be known as His Royal Highness Prince Louis of Cambridge.” The prince is the duke and duchess’s third child, the younger brother of Prince George and Princess Charlotte, and the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh’s sixth great-grandchild.Lord...
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New Mobile Fingerprint Device lets Police identify suspects in less than a minute

Written by RSS Poster Old Plod on the 19th March 2018 at 11:51 - Posted in Police Blogs

A new mobile fingerprint scanning system allows police to identify a potential suspect in under a minute at the scene of an incident, according to officers testing the technology.The system involves a small device which connects to smartphones already used by frontline officers and then uses the new Biometric Services Gateway to search records held on both police and immigration databases.West Yorkshire Police is working with the Home Office on a trial of the system and the force is rolling...
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Big Ben Is About To Fall Silent For Four Years - Here's Why

Written by RSS Poster Old Plod on the 14th August 2017 at 17:40 - Posted in Police Blogs

The chimes of the world’s most iconic clock are to be silenced for the next four years while major conservation works are carried out.Big Ben’s famous bongs will sound for the last time at noon on Monday, August 21, before they are paused until 2021 - ending more than 150 years of almost continuous timekeeping.The Elizabeth Tower, home to the Great Clock and Big Ben, is undergoing a complex programme of renovation aimed at preserving the landmark for future generations.A man with arguably one...
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This Green thing !

Written by RSS Poster Old Plod on the 28th July 2017 at 12:38 - Posted in Police Blogs

This has done the rounds before but it still brings a smile to my old face. I hope your sense of humour will appreciate it too !Checking out at the supermarket, the young cashier suggested to the much older lady that she should bring her own grocery bags, because plastic bags are not good for the environment.   The woman apologised to the young girl and explained, "We didn't have this 'green thing' back in my earlier days." The young clerk responded, "That's our problem today....
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Drones flying into prisons to be examined by new Police team

Written by RSS Poster Old Plod on the 24th April 2017 at 11:46 - Posted in Police Blogs

The Prison Service and police are to pool intelligence to stop drones flying drugs and mobile phones to prison inmates in England and Wales.They will forensically examine captured drones to try to find out who was flying them.The invention of easy-to-fly, remote-controlled aircraft has caused a huge security headache for prisons.But critics have called the plan a "red herring" to distract people from "chaos and crisis" in prisons. Prisons under pressure - BBC NewsThe national initiative will see...
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Queen's Police Medal Awards

Written by RSS Poster Old Plod on the 17th February 2017 at 11:47 - Posted in Police Blogs

Over half of the Queen’s Police Medalshave been awarded to officers below the rank of superintendent.Nine rank and file police officers have been awarded the prestigious Queen’s Police Medalby Her Majesty The Queen as part of her New Year’s Honours – 3 times the number honoured in the 2016 Birthday Honours.In one of her final actions as Home Secretary,Prime MinisterTheresa May recommended that more officers below senior ranks should receive...
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Written by RSS Poster Old Plod on the 21st December 2016 at 11:59 - Posted in Police Blogs

May the spirit of this Holy season remain with you always. Wishing for peace in this troubled world.

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The Nightmare of Ageing !

Written by RSS Poster Old Plod on the 01st December 2016 at 11:27 - Posted in Police Blogs

The Nightmare of agingHAVE YOU EVER BEEN GUILTY OF LOOKING AT OTHERS YOUR OWN AGE AND THINKING, SURELY I CAN'T LOOK THAT OLD? WELL... YOU'LL LOVE THIS ONE! MY NAME IS ALICE SMITH AND I WAS SITTING IN THE WAITING ROOM FOR MY FIRST APPOINTMENT WITH A NEW DENTIST. I NOTICED HIS DENTAL DIPLOMA, WHICH BORE HIS FULL NAME. SUDDENLY, I REMEMBERED A TALL, HANDSOME, DARK HAIRED BOY WITH THESAME NAME HAD BEEN IN MY SECONDARY SCHOOL CLASS SOME 40-ODD YEARS AGO. COULD...
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Parish Safety Volunteers

Written by RSS Poster Old Plod on the 17th October 2016 at 18:10 - Posted in Police Blogs

Multi-agency in Essex to help vulnerable peopleA new scheme will see Essex County Fire and Rescue Service and Essex Police working together to help make people safer in their homes. The Parish Safety Volunteer scheme sees volunteers delivering fire safety, crime prevention and signposting people to well-being advice and help to people living in the same Parish as them. Created using funding from Essex County Council's Strengthening Communities Board, the scheme is an example of the excellent collaborative...
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Gorilla drags boy along Cincinatti Zoo moat

Written by RSS Poster Old Plod on the 29th May 2016 at 19:13 - Posted in Police Blogs

Zoo shoots gorilla dead to protect boy who was pulled into enclosure. A special zoo response team shot and killed a gorilla on Saturday that grabbed and dragged a four-year-old boy who fell into the gorilla exhibit moat, the Cincinnati Zoo's director said. Authorities said the boy, who fell 10 to 12 feet, is expected to recover after being picked up out of the moat and dragged by the 17-year-old gorilla for about 10 minutes. He was taken to Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. The...
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