Tag Archives: UK Police

Anzac Day Terror Plot: Killing Cops, Shooting Rampage

Would-be terrorists allegedly planned to run over a police officer, kill him with a knife and seize his gun before going on a shooting rampage during Anzac Day centenary celebrations in an attack foiled by a police operation.

Source: www.news.com.au

Police Oracle: Tackle Terror With Community Policing On Steroids

Leading academic points out that potential extremists are most likely to distrust police.

Pouring neighbourhood policing resources into areas with populations deemed to be susceptible to violent extremism could help win “hearts and minds”, a leading academic has suggested.

Source: www.policeoracle.com

UK Police Trained To Spot ‘Paedophile Tattoos’

The inside knowledge on abusers’ appearance and habits is based on an expert’s observation of thousands of paedophiles.

Police have been training to spot tattoos, books and even clothing that could indicate someone is a paedophile.

About 400 Durham officers were taught specialist skills developed by Texas police and Dr Joe Sullivan, an expert who has worked on the Madeleine McCann case.

Source: news.sky.com

Sensory Tunnel Re-creates Blind Challenges for Police

A charity gives North Wales Police an insight into the difficulties faced by blind people with the use of a sensory tunnel.

Guide Dogs Cymru is to visit 10 sites, starting at Caernarfon Police Headquarters, in Gwynedd, on Monday.

Source: www.bbc.com

Ed: perhaps we can also raise awareness about officers losing eyesight

Brent Police Officer Saves Man’s Life In Buckinghamshire

An off-duty Brent Police officer has been praised for saving a man’s life after he suffered a heart attack in the street.

Detective Sergeant Christopher Gadd, a crime advisor at Wembley Police Station, carried out vital CPR on the man in his 50s after he collapsed outside Great Missenden Railway station in Buckinghamshire, last week.

Det Sgt Gadd, who lives in Buckinghamshire, swung into action after he noticed a large crowd gathering outside a bus stop where the man was lying unconscious.

Source: www.kilburntimes.co.uk