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Police: The Unwilling Victims

Written by RSS Poster MinimumCover - The Police Officer Blog

I have read much about the failings of Police on a national scale where youngsters at risk of harm have not been adequately protected. There is, no doubt, some truth to these stories in a small number of cases. But there are also those that find themselves being a headline despite the repeated efforts of Police, Social Services and other agencies on a large number of occasions.

I am sure that anyone in the job that is reading this can reel off at least three or four 11 to 18 year old kids, living in non-secure accommodation in our towns and cities that disappear on a weekly, if not daily, basis. The homes have no powers to keep them, and in many instances the Police have no power to return them.

We all know that these youngsters are particularly vulnerable to harm – from alcohol, drugs and sexual exploitation – but what can be done to remove those risks. With some there is a chance to stop the cycle, but with many there is simply no will to change. You could offer these kids any incentive on earth, but...

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Fire: Everton's Ross Barkley Backs Bonfire Campaign

Written by RSS Poster Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service - Latest News
Everton midfielder Ross Barkley has backed a campaign urging people to stay safe this Bonfire night.


Police: Joint Fire, Ambulance and Police Statement in relation to Stafford Fire

Written by RSS Poster Crime and Justice - UK Crime News

Emergency services are currently dealing with a large fire following an explosion at a fireworks factory earlier this evening. Police, Fire and Ambulance services were called by members of the public across the Stafford area reporting a large explosion and smoke from the large factory unit on Baswich Industrial Estate.

Baswich Lane remains completely closed and a large cordon surrounds the location to protect the scene and to allow the emergency services to tackle the fire.

Colleagues from West Midlands Ambulance Service have taken two men to the University Hospital of North Staffordshire. One, who is in his 60s has a back injury and was suffering from smoke inhalation. The other is a man in his 40s with serious burns.

Two women, one in her 40s, the other in her 50s were assessed for smoke inhalation and discharged at scene.

Staffordshire Fire and Rescue have brought the fire under control and are working to extinguish it as quickly as possible.

The building...

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Police: Inquiry launched after man shot in Handsworth

Written by RSS Poster Crime and Justice - UK Crime News

An investigation has been launched after a man was taken to hospital following a shooting in Handsworth this afternoon (30 Oct).

Emergency services were called to Holliday Road, at the junction with Marrowfat Lane, at 4.15pm after gun shots were fired outside an address.

The man was taken to a Birmingham hospital with a gunshot wound to the legs. His injuries are not believed to be life threatening.

Detective Inspector Phil Asquith, from Force CID, said: “Detectives and local officers are currently at the scene as we launch a full inquiry into this afternoon’s events.

“Thankfully the man’s injuries are not believed to be life threatening, however we obviously need to trace those who find it acceptable to carry and use a loaded firearms on the streets of the West Midlands.

“We urge anyone who was in the area and may have seen the crime, or anyone leaving the scene, to contact us as soon as they can.”

Police urge anyone with information to contact Force CID in Birmingham by dialling 101 or speak to Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Holliday Road and surrounding streets are currently closed while police forensically examine the scene.



Police: GMP Federation chairman Ian Hanson “why do people just blame the police?”

Written by RSS Poster Crime and Justice - UK Crime News

Ian Hanson, chairman of Greater Manchester Police Federation, responding to today’s report on protecting children from Ann Coffey MP said:

“The abuse or exploitation of any child is appalling and our hard working members do everything within their powers to stop this happening.

“However I think there has to be a degree of realism injected into the current debate on child protection as to exactly the difficulties police officers have to overcome when trying to bring matters before the courts.

“It is grossly unfair that both the organisation and our police officer members collectively are singled out and blamed by some for what is a failure of the whole system.

“We expect officers to build relationships with victims in the most difficult circumstances imaginable in a fraction of the time where often the education and social care system has failed to do so.

“Given we work in law enforcement, we then catapult these young, vulnerable...

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Police: Seven people jailed for kidnap and assault of two men

Written by RSS Poster Crime and Justice - UK Crime News
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Seven people have been jailed after holding two men hostage and threatening them with an arsenal of weapons, including an iron, a hammer, and knives.

Fateh Kashief Ahmed (12/12/66) of Alms Hill Road, Cheetham Hill
Shakoor Ahmed Butt (1/7/79) of Cheetham Hill Road, Cheetham Hill
Shazwan Ashraf (22/4/83) of Kelvin Grove, Cheetham Hill
Tariq Dhamial (19/7/60) of Glanford Avenue, Blackley
Ghulam Ali (29/1/81) of Heywood Street, Cheetham Hill
Abdul Zubair Qadus (7/7/81) of Bowker Street Salford and
Mohammed Khateer Ali (20/10/83) all pleaded guilty to two counts of false imprisonment.

Today, Thursday 30th October 2014, Tariq Dhamial was sentenced at Manchester Crown Square Court to four years in prison for each count of false imprisonment, with the sentences to run concurrently.

Fateh Kashief Ahmed, Shakoor Ahmed Butt, Shazwan Ashraf, Ghulam Ali and Abdul Zubair Qadus were all sentenced to 32 months for each count, with the sentences to run concurrently.

Mohammed Khateer Ali...

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Police: Up to £100,000 in cash and cocaine seized – Tameside

Written by RSS Poster Crime and Justice - UK Crime News

Up to £100,000 in cash and quantities of cocaine have been seized by police in Tameside.

This morning, 30 October 2014, officers from the Tameside Organised Crime Team swooped on a number of addresses in the Dukinfield and Ashton-under-Lyne areas.

From properties in the Ashton and Stalybridge areas, officers seized large amounts of cocaine.

Split across the addresses, police also recovered up to £100,000 in cash.

A 29-year-old man and a 26-year-old man have been arrested on suspicion of possession of Class A drugs with intent to supply and a 29-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of money laundering and all three remain in police custody for questioning.

Detective Constable Joe Harrop said: “These warrants follow an investigation into the supply of cocaine on our streets, and what we recovered shows it was clearly a lucrative criminal enterprise for all those involved. We have made three arrests and our inquiries will continue until we uncover...

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