Reasonable Man

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Reasonable Man last won the day on October 31 2017

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About Reasonable Man

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  1. Career advice

    The MPS only recruits people who have lived in London for three years. You had better check if the same apples to transferees. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  2. THOSE BLINDING BRAKE LIGHTS

    Wow!! First world problems. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  3. Where to turn/Ill health retirement.

    I believe they can wait two years, after all it has to be shown that you are permanently totally disabled - unable to ever work for the rest of your life. But you should be asking your Fed rep for help and advice rather than random people on a forum. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  4. DBS certificate

    Why ask the question on a police forum? You should ask the DBS as they deal with DBS matters. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  5. Paying into Police pension

    I guess they didn't listen to you. Perhaps they thought that it was better that not everyone lost out. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  6. Can you cause affray with a vehicle?

    It could be Section 4 or 5 of the Public Order Act. Don't expect a huge amount of interest from the local police though. In the scheme of things this is not major crime. If it is a private car park then a complaint to the drivers boss, supported by some video evidence may stop his juvenile behaviour. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  7. When is a pay rise not a pay rise?

    She's right you know, 'A Downing Street source said that a typical police officer joining the force on a £23,259 salary in 2010 would have taken home £17,972 after deductions for tax and national insurance. After seven years' service, the same officer would have a salary of at least £35,478. This would give a take-home pay of £27,405 after tax and NI contributions - an increase of £9,433, equivalent to 32% more than required to keep up with inflation.' So the 4% of officers who joined in 2010 would have had such a rise, if they all remained employed as officers. By the similar calculations an MP's salary has increased by 127% over the same period if you compare the salary of an MP in April 2010 to their salary now if they had become PM. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  8. Speed

    Speed detection is based on actual speed, not what an individual speedo indicates. Road cameras are set to measure the actual speed but an element of 'grace' is used, so no one is going to get a ticket for passing a camera at just over the limit. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  9. Doubled Moped Crime - how to fight it? / two ideas

    Changes to the law can only be made by parliament. You need to lobby your MP. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  10. Youtube.

    Sounds ok. What is it that makes you think there is something illegal about it? Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  11. What to do in this scenario ?

    Hard as it can be ignore B and when s/he has a go record them so the evidence is clear no matter how many fake witnesses they have. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  12. Mopeds on motorways

    No No Yes And as for the other advice the Highway Code is not the law. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  13. Never miss a chance to have a dig but seriously? Commissioner Dick took charge on 17 April 2017 and the mergers were implemented two weeks later. The article says that the DAC in charge was talking about the scheme back in November and something on the scale would have been months, if not years in planning. Do you think Ms Dick should have just said, 'OK, the staff don't like change so I will just put it all back as it was.'?
  14. International Police Association

    I worked with a couple of officers who were members. They used to use it for cheap holidays by doing house swaps.
  15. Best CID shift pattern.

    ... what is good for the victims. Or do we say, 'sorry, you should have been robbed/burgled/assaulted during the week. Our detectives prefer to work then.'