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7/7 bombings victims remembered 15 years on as leaders pay tribute

7/7 bombings victims remembered 15 years on as leaders pay tribute
Leaders have paid tribute to the 52 people who died in the July 7 bombings on the 15th anniversary of the terror attack. A series of explosions ripped...
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Police chief: Glasgow stabbing officers faced 'traumatic' scene

Police chief: Glasgow stabbing officers faced 'traumatic' scene
  Scotland's most senior police officer has praised the rapid response to the "traumatic" Glasgow stabbing attack. Chief Constable Iain Livingsto...
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Several people are believed to have been killed in an incident in Glasgow

Several people are believed to have been killed in an incident in Glasgow
  Several people are believed to have been killed in an incident in Glasgow city centre, Sky News understands. A police officer is among those wh...
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Everton Man Jailed After Semi-Automatic Firearm Found

Everton Man Jailed After Semi-Automatic Firearm Found
Everton Man Jailed After Semi-Automatic Firearm Found A man has been jailed at Liverpool Crown Court today after officers recovered a submachine pisto...
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Two police officers seriously hurt in edged weapon attack

Two police officers seriously hurt in edged weapon attack
  Two police officers have been seriously injured following an attack in Wishaw, Scotland One of the constables, who is 24, suffered a serious he...
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Prince William thanks officers for their tireless work during the coronavirus crisis

Prince William thanks officers for their tireless work during the coronavirus crisis
  The Duke of Cambridge has thanked police officers for their “remarkable” work during the Covid-19 pandemic. In a letter sent to the Police Fede...
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Praise for 'irreplaceable' Welfare Support Programme

Praise for 'irreplaceable' Welfare Support Programme
The Police Federation's 24-7 support line which exists to support officers' mental health has been praised as “incredible and irreplaceable” by a Fed ...
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Anthony Grainger shooting: Police officer 'has no case to answer'

Anthony Grainger shooting: Police officer 'has no case to answer'
The firearms officer who fatally shot Anthony Grainger will not face any misconduct charges, the police watchdog has said. Anthony Grainger, 36, was i...
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Hear 'Man Up', Think 'Man Down'

Hear 'Man Up', Think 'Man Down'
Between 2015 and 2017 more than 20 police officers took their own life each year. That’s almost two a month. Something needs to change.  Research...
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Police officer, 36, is left paralysed from the chest down after being kicked in the back - just days before his wife was due to give birth

Police officer, 36, is left paralysed from the chest down after being kicked in the back - just days before his wife was due to give birth
A police officer has been left paralysed from the chest down after being kicked in the back by a drunken woman he was taking into custody. Police Cons...
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Six guns and 3 kilos of Class A drugs seized at Luton address during police raid

Six guns and 3 kilos of Class A drugs seized at Luton address during police raid
Six guns, ammunition, and around three kilograms of Class A drugs were found during a police raid in Avondale Road, Luton A 36-year-old man was arrest...
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Former police officer, 54, took his own life after falling into depression during lockdown

Former police officer, 54, took his own life after falling into depression during lockdown
  A FORMER cop took his own life after he fell into a deep depression during coronavirus lockdown, his heartbroken family has revealed. “Warm-hea...
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Police officer dies after pursuit in Sheffield

Police officer dies after pursuit in Sheffield
  The officer was riding a motorcycle when he collided with a Toyota Avensis A police officer has died after he crashed his motorcycle in Sheffie...
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Helpline provides support for police officers during coronavirus crisis

Helpline provides support for police officers during coronavirus crisis
  A 24-7 helpline for police is continuing to provide support, advice and a sympathetic ear as officers respond to the coronavirus crisis. The Po...
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PFOA - Supporting our Armed Officers

PFOA - Supporting our Armed Officers
The PFOA are supporting their members by providing food for frontline armed officers in London and funds for refreshments for every other force. In th...
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Man admits ‘coronavirus coughing' at police officers in east London

Man admits ‘coronavirus coughing' at police officers in east London
An east London man has pleaded guilty to coughing over police officers and claiming he had Coronavirus. Darren Rafferty, 45, from Dagen...
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Coronavirus: How to protect your mental health

Coronavirus: How to protect your mental health
Coronavirus has plunged the world into uncertainty and the constant news about the pandemic can feel relentless. All of this is taking its toll on peo...
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Home Office announces how Taser funding will be allocated

Home Office announces how Taser funding will be allocated
  The Home Office has today (1 March) announced how many new Tasers will be made available to forces following its decision to provide £10m of ce...
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Drug Dealer Hid Guns In Peterborough Garden

Drug Dealer Hid Guns In Peterborough Garden
A drug dealer from Peterborough who hid four guns under children's play equipment in his garden has been jailed for 14 and a half years. Wojciech Sztu...
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Northants Chief Constable says all night patrols will be double crewed

Northants Chief Constable says all night patrols will be double crewed
Chief Constable Nick Adderley said all no police officer will be alone on night patrols. Northamptonshire Police's Chief Constable has announced a pol...
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