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  2. The question is pointless about a meeting 66 years ago. I believe that the Duke of Wellington asked something similar in 1814-16 ish.
  3. This is question that confuses me. I’m wondering if constables below the chief constables would have discussed the topic prior the meeting. The question is below. In a 10:00 meeting from November 20th,1952 at the Home Office. Five Chief Constables from Kent and West Midlands, Essex etc. and the director of public prosecutions attended. They discussed offensive weapons. The chief constable from Kent stated “It would be better if people who habitually carry weapons “just in case” , perhaps when drunk, was made an offence.” The statement was agreed by the chief constables and the director of public prosecutions. At the time, there was so much anxiety over the carrying of weapons at the time that the citizens pressured the government to act. Does the Chief Constables statement mean that people below them, police officers in rank, maybe discussed and made a similar viewpoint as well prior to the Chief Constables coming to that meeting, thus prompting that statement?
  4. Good afternoon everyone, I am conducting a psychology research project which forms part of my undergraduate psychology degree course, and I'm looking for police officers who would be willing to take part in a one to one telephone interview lasting no longer than one hour. The aim of the study is to explore stigma and negativity in the UK police force toward fellow officers with mental ill health, and how mental health awareness can be improved within the force. Inclusion criteria: Participants are aged 18 and over Participants who are serving officers with mental ill health, who are or have been on sick leave due to mental ill health, or have left the police force due to mental ill health Development of mental ill health condition during their time as a police officer Participants need not have made a disclosure of their mental health condition to their manager/supervisor Participants have English as their first language or have a good level of English language proficiency. If you would like to take part or know someone that would be interested, please email me in confidence at a.edwards18@unimail.derby.ac.uk for for further details of the research and to arrange a mutually convenient day and time for the interview. please note, interviews are completely confidential. Kind regards Ann-Marie Edwards BSc (Hons) Psychology University of Derby
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  6. skydiver

    Portable cordless angle grinders and crime

    A half decent thief would get round any registration scheme by nicking the angle grinder, getting a mate to buy it, buying one second hand at a car boot sale etc etc. I remember one of my colleagues arresting a well known bike thief for nicking bolt croppers.
  7. 2wheelerbee

    Portable cordless angle grinders and crime

    No hand files, chisels, hacksaws, screwdrivers or drills with a grinding wheel used here.
  8. coops1964

    Maternity and medical retirement

    Zulu you’re a star. I was going to try and post something to help but you’ve covered it all.
  9. All, please support one of the Haringey police response teams raise money for two worthy charities, the Police Dependants Trust and MIND, the mental health charity. https://www.justgiving.com/companyteams/ERPTB We feel very strongly that the charitable sector provides essential support to police officers & staff traumatised by their experiences in the job and to those with poor mental health whom we end up dealing with because NHS support is inadequate. We are challenging ourselves to complete the three peaks challenge at the end of September. If you want to know what that is, see here for the 3 peaks website. Please visit our JustGiving page and donate anything you can. Your support is greatly appreciated. Thanks.
  10. Recruitment Query Not Permitted On Your Account This has been posted in the wrong area of the forum. Your account does not have an active membership or a current Recruitment Pass. You must post your topic in the Recruitment Area or Force Specific Areas of our forum Recruitment Pass A Recruitment Pass can be purchased for 1 month (£6.95) or 3 months (£7.95) and is renewable. During its active period you will be able to create as many topics and make as many replies as you like in the Police Career & Training Areas and the Recruitment sections of our forum. CLICK HERE to purchase a Recruitment Pass Membership Plans You can purchase an annual Silver Membership Package for just £15 which will give you unrestricted access to the Recruitment Sections and to all of the Police Career & Training Areas. We also include access to the exclusive VIP areas. Click HERE to see all of the benefits of a Membership Package. We also have our Gold Membership which gives global Gold Membership across all four of our forums and is a one time lifetime fee and we even throw in a FREE mug. Forums included are www.police.community, www.ukpoliceonline.co.uk, www.policespecials.com and www.policeuk.com CLICK HERE to purchase a Membership Plan This thread has been locked as the original poster has posted this in an area of the forum where it is not permitted and their account does not currently have the required permissions.
  11. Hi All, Currently going through the requirement for GMP and I was just wondering if anyone can share what there medical was like? ie what they made you do and what tests were taken it would be much appreciated Thanks Josh
  12. Fedster

    Serving soldier Applying for Police Scotland

    Recruitment Query Not Permitted On Your Account This has been posted in the wrong area of the forum. Your account does not have an active membership or a current Recruitment Pass. You must post your topic in the Recruitment Area or Force Specific Areas of our forum Recruitment Pass A Recruitment Pass can be purchased for 1 month (£3.95) or 3 months (£7.95) and is renewable. During its active period you will be able to create as many topics and make as many replies as you like in the Police Career & Training Areas and the Recruitment sections of our forum. CLICK HERE to purchase a Recruitment Pass Membership Plans You can purchase an annual Silver Membership Package for just £15 which will give you unrestricted access to the Recruitment Sections and to all of the Police Career & Training Areas. We also include access to the exclusive VIP areas. Click HERE to see all of the benefits of a Membership Package. We also have our Gold Membership which gives global Gold Membership across all four of our forums and is a one time lifetime fee and we even throw in a FREE mug. Forums included are www.police.community, www.ukpoliceonline.co.uk, www.policespecials.com and www.policeuk.com CLICK HERE to purchase a Membership Plan This thread has been locked as the original poster has posted this in an area of the forum where it is not permitted and their account does not currently have the required permissions.
  13. Hello guys this is my first time posting in the forums. I’m currently in the process of signing off from the Army which means I have to serve one year before I am released. During that time you are able to apply for jobs and think about resettlement. I am English but based in Edinburgh and am very keen to join the police Scotland. I’m just wondering if anybody has any up to date information reguarding recruitment, the assessment centre, interviews and life in the job. Would being an ex soldier help me in my application as I have worked with the public, the police and the CNC. If anybody has any suggestions or tips please feel free to tell me. Many thanks Sharkey.
  14. Zulu 22

    Sheriffs

    Do not waste the money. Spend it by investing in the Police, with more officers and resources to allow them to do their jobs and duties.
  15. Good afternoon everyone, I am conducting a psychology research project which forms part of an undergraduate psychology degree course, and I'm looking for police officers who would be willing to take part in a one to one Skype interview lasting no longer than one hour. The aim of the study is to explore stigma and negativity in the UK police force toward fellow officers with mental ill health, and how mental health awareness can be improved within the force. Inclusion criteria: Participants are aged 18 and over Participants who are serving officers with mental ill health, who are or have been on sick leave due to mental ill health, or have left the police force due to mental ill health Development of mental ill health condition during their time as a police officer Participants have or have not made a disclosure of their mental health condition to their manager/supervisor Participants have English as their first language or have a good level of English language proficiency. If you would like to take part or know someone that would be interested, please email me in confidence at a.edwards18@unimail.derby.ac.uk for for further details of the research and to arrange a mutually convenient day and time for the interview. Kind regards Ann-Marie Edwards BSc (Hons) Psychology University of Derby
  16. Chris1288

    Sheriffs

    Hi. Just recently joined the forum and thought i would dive straight in with a little something i have been thinking about lately. With all the negativity going on atm surrounding police numbers and budgets etc as well as many forces now being over stretched in many areas i have been looking abroad at different policing systems, types of departments that exist and the duties they carry out. One such agency i have been looking at are Sheriffs Departments. These carry out a variety of duties depending on the country and/or state that are in. Some of the duties i have noticed are common amongst the majority of American Sheriff departments include court security and executing court writs ie non payment of court fines. With doing a bit of research, i understand that various courts within the UK pay private companies to carry out court security and then different private companies again are contracted to execute court writs. Finally, a subject that has been highlighted in the news recently, is how many people are currently outstanding on FTA warrants. Approx 13,000 in fact. In the UK, as we all know, it is the responsibility of the Police to track down and arrest these people. But due to the issues i mentioned at the start, Police are having trouble bringing these people in. So, here it comes, how about a Sheriff department style force is brought here in the UK. Maybe not entirely based on a US version, aviator glasses, roadblocks and cowboy hats lol. But a similar sort of body that can take responsibility of security at courts, execute writs for non payment of court fines and maybe even be the primary force for apprehending all these FTA warrants. Some may agree, many will not. But bare with me. The pros of this are: Instead of having many private companies carrying out these duties, there would be just one. A force which is part of HM Courts and Tribunal service. Totally accountable. Instead of relying on Police forces having to play catch up with FTA warrants, remember 13000, whilst having to investigate crime and carry out various other duties. This would eleviate stress, a little bit. All so called 'Sheriffs' would recieve the same standardised training and have Codes of Conduct to follow. Remember, fully accountable, just like the Police, Immigration and Prison Service. Funding that is used to pay private companies could be used to fund the majority of a 'Sheriff Department'. The cons: More money would have to be used to bump up the funding for this, especially at the start. Proving that such a force is needed, especially in parts of the country which isnt as 'busy' as others. Also to remember, Sheriffs arnt American. They are a British model that has been around for centuries even if they do not exist in the current day. Thats what ive got atm lol. Any thoughts on this would be appreciated. Any more pros or cons of having some sort of service like this. Cheers 👍
  17. Zulu 22

    How are Raids planned

    I little concerned over why you would want to know. What I would say is "meticulously"
  18. XA84

    How are Raids planned

    Without wishing to appear rude - I doubt very much that you will receive many answers on this topic, given a lot of it is operationally secure information. Typically raids will come from intelligence that's been received either by the police, other service or the public. From that a team will put together a plan, bringing in the correct officers for the raid and that will then be passed out to officers to execute - it's that simple. :-)
  19. Billy Blue Tac

    How are Raids planned

    Try here: https://www.app.college.police.uk/app-content/operations/briefing-and-debriefing/ As for sign off (or more accurately "authorisation") a good rule of thumb is that most powers to enter and search premises - such as a warrant - that need pre-authorisation require it to be given by an Inspector. But some do not need any prior-authorisation. It also depends on what activity is planned, what impact it may have on the wider community or other investigations etc if higher ranks need to be consulted. The only real time restrictions are that warrants need to be executed within a certain amount of time - normally 1 or 3 months - before they expire, and trying to establish the best time to maximise evidence gathering opportunities.
  20. lloyd

    How are Raids planned

    I'm really curious, how do police forces plan raids? Do they need to be signed off by someone at the top level? What factors do they need to consider when organising a raid? what are the time restrictions! Any information would be really useful! Thanks Lloyd
  21. Specialsteve

    Section 163

    Cheers. Would they get a fine?
  22. Specialsteve

    Section 163

    Cheers. Would they get a fine?
  23. Traffic Rat

    Section 163

    See S164(1) RTA 88 https://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/1988/52/section/164 Sent from my COL-L29 using Tapatalk
  24. Specialsteve

    Section 163

    Cool thanks. so failing to give details is an offence in itself then?
  25. Traffic Rat

    Section 163

    Require them to produce DL. If fail to do so, Require them to give name AND DOB, if fail to do so... 1 Arrest for Fail to give details.. SOCAP .. Identity not known (Name/address for summons) 2 Arrest Suspicion of TWOC/TDA/UTMV (Insert letters your force uses for Theft of MV). Same SOCAP + Prompt & effective investigation. 3. Recovery of vehicle (Sus Stolen/S165) Sent from my COL-L29 using Tapatalk
  26. Em88

    Section 163

    Carry out as many checks as you can via your radio/pnc and if they don’t get you anywhere you could nick them for obstruction to assecertaie name and address
  27. jonnybravo

    PNB sized book of acronyms

    Thank you for the reply I'll check out the information you provided!
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