Mountain bikes, perfume and jewellery; tools, TVs and tablets. You’d be surprised at the range and volume of stolen, confiscated and found items that find a temporary home in our police stations. In an ideal world, these goods would all be reunited with their rightful owners. However, there are many items which haven’t been property-marked […]
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Some applauded the move, that in 2016 misogynistic behaviour should be seen as out dated and that to level abuse or harass a woman simply because of her gender should be viewed as criminal behaviour – exactly as if a person was verbally or physically assaulted due to their race or religion. But some thought […]
After a heavy few weeks covering mental health and child sexual exploitation, I was very much looking forward to the training this weekend. We had a day-and-a-half of ‘search training’ which I’ve been looking forward to ever since seeing it in the course content. We had two new trainers that took the sessions, and as […]
The last two sessions have been both mentally and physically exhausting. The previous week we had our first introduction to the police computer systems. The day felt very long but it was great to finally get an insight into a system we will be using fairly often. This week we had our last officer safety […]
We had an intensive week of training just before Christmas which included five solid days of learning and we had our first test, so a three-week break was very much needed! Break over and it’s time to get back to it. We started with a day-and-a-half of health and safety training and topics covered were: […]
My Dad was a Police Officer with the North Riding Constabulary between January 1958 and April 1968. In April 1968 he transferred to Teesside Constabulary which subsequently became Cleveland Constabulary in 1974. He retired in 1991 as a Sergeant when he also received the Queens Honour of the British Empire Medal (BEM). Maybe because […]