Tag Archives: Police

The Robocops of Kinshasa

Central Africa might not be your first guess when it comes to thinking of robocops but for the last 5 years or so in Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo has been using them in increasing numbers in … Continue reading

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The original 9 principles of the police

There had been many attempts at upholding law and order over the centuries.  Groups of  Night Watchmen and organisations such as the Bow Street Runners came and went, doing the best they could  but the concept of a professional police did … Continue reading

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The Ratcliffe Highway Murders

It’s Halloween and I’ve done a number of related posts on the origins of Halloween, hauntings, the modern day Enfield Poltergeist and of course the infamous Jack The Ripper.  Real life figures such as the Victorian poisoner Mary Cotton and figures … Continue reading

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Westminster Terror Attack

A terrorist attack has taken place in London, England near the Houses of Parliament and Westminster bridge. Several people have been injured.  At least four fatalities and 20 catastrophic injuries. Just a quick update as I have had a few … Continue reading

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The mystery man who died on Saddleworth Moor

To many people of a certain age Saddleworth Moor, which borders Greater Manchester and West Yorkshire, is already one that is is tainted with memories of the murderous duo of Myra Hindley and Ian Brady who abducted, abused and murdered … Continue reading

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Time to stop the Police Shoot to Kill policy?

The recent shooting of Walter Scott in the back has made the news not just in South Carolina but around the world and is the latest case of police in the United States seemingly having a low regard for people … Continue reading

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