Posts tagged ‘sergeant’

November 24, 2013

Cop Demoted for Trying to Catch Thief

by duncanr

bicycle thiefAn over zealous police sergeant in Japan is in trouble

His crime?

Trying to catch a criminal

This novel view of policing – that cops should abandon the warm cosy offices at the station (particularly when winter is drawing near and the nights are getting colder) and go out on the street, actively trying to catch criminals, so alarmed his fellow officers at the station that they complained to their superiors lest the sergeant set an unwelcome precedent by his actions

Not that he was . . .

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January 6, 2013

Egg-throwing Cops Caught

by duncanr

Police officers in Massachusetts were scrambled in response to a report that eggs were being thrown at the house of a sergeant in the force. The culprits, who were soon apprehended, turned out to be off-duty cops who intended it as a yolk