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Hello Dolly
Our Texan commissioner has complained bitterly about an article in last week’s Police Professional, ‘Mechanisms of prevention’ which warns that robotic dolls are about to hit Britain, and will inevitably make their way into the sex industry.
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Climb ev’ry mountain
Two police officers, Mr and Mrs Rathod, have been sacked for having “shared misleading information” and “brought disrepute to the Maharashtra Police Department” by claiming they were the first Indian couple to climb Mount Everest. Suspicions were aroused because of the speed with which they called a news conference after claiming to have reached the summit, and photos that appeared to show them in two different sets of clothes and boots while on the climb.
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Banging heads
Police Scotland's chief constable, Phil Gormley, is the subject of an ongoing inquiry into allegations that he has engaged in bullying. He is, for now, staying in post.
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Stitch stats
Staff Officer Stitchley
New figures appear to show that crime and disorder in England and Wales have surged as police officer numbers have decreased. Could these two trends be linked?
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Free as a bird
Devon and Cornwall Police has launched the first dedicated police drone unit in the UK. It appears, as we go to print, not to have crashed into anything, yet.
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This digital age
Detectives in London are trying to find the owner of a human finger ‘found by a dog’ near Euston station almost seven years ago. DNA was obtained but it matches neither missing person nor crime reports.
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Taking the biscuit
A beat officer based at Kingston, south west London has been on restricted duties since last June for allegedly eating and distributing a colleague’s biscuits without permission. Such acts are, within the police canteen culture, approaching sacrilege.
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Clunk click
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II has been reported for not wearing her seatbelt while travelling to Westminster for the State Opening of Parliament.
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Resourcing by numbers
The British police service is relieved to hear that Diane Abbott has returned to work as shadow home secretary, after stepping aside because her Type 2 diabetes got out of control during her busy election campaign, when she repeatedly struggled when challenged on figures and statistics.
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Judgments of errors
The High Court has ruled that the decision of South Yorkshire’s police and crime commissioner (PCC) Dr Alan Billings to first suspend and then ask Chief Constable David Crompton to resign for the novel offence of ‘eroding public confidence’ was unlawful.
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