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by mono
Tue Apr 22, 2008 8:53 pm
Forum: Basement HQ
Topic: PCSO Lapel Pin
Replies: 33
Views: 2021

Re: PCSO Lapel Pin

Bring it!!!! 8) :lol:
by mono
Sun Feb 03, 2008 9:31 pm
Forum: Stores
Topic: PPE vote by PCSO's
Replies: 316
Views: 24743

Now Mono I have indicated on here that I have real problems with PCSOs being called to deal with shoplifters, (I know BTP do this a lot). You can argue that the person has committed a relevant offence in that it involves loss of property and technically you would be right. However there are clear gu...
by mono
Sat Feb 02, 2008 9:17 pm
Forum: Stores
Topic: PPE vote by PCSO's
Replies: 316
Views: 24743

Micky,

A while ago (on a post far, far away, which means I couldn't find it) I gave you an example of one of mine.

Will you accept that one..again?
by mono
Mon Jan 28, 2008 12:03 pm
Forum: Stores
Topic: PPE vote by PCSO's
Replies: 316
Views: 24743

Gforce, You mention the rationale for BTP issuing 'cuffs as being the proximity to the railway. If you read the rationale (on the Intranet) you will see there were a number of reasons. But, oh no..wait!!! What about NWP? They aren't in the same boat (or train) as us are they? Yet they have them too!...
by mono
Sun Jan 27, 2008 7:45 pm
Forum: Applications
Topic: PCSO Fitness Test
Replies: 4
Views: 1045

Don't worry, seriously! A few years ago I had to the same test (for a cycle course, with the Met') I am, by no means fit! If you can keep running for about 6-7 minutes (and you won't do anything more than a fast jog..towards the end) you will be fine. Really!! As for the push-pull, if you can handle...
by mono
Sun Jan 27, 2008 7:33 pm
Forum: Stores
Topic: Torches?
Replies: 55
Views: 8937

Mine!! It's only about £25 at Niton and if you are prepared to use an old CS case (usually one knocking around the nick) you can save yourself the same amount on the proper moulded holster. Mind you, I haven't used any of the other models. However, I did find Wilkinson's to be the cheapest for the b...
by mono
Sun Jan 27, 2008 7:23 pm
Forum: Basement HQ
Topic: ITV1 BEAT: Life on the streets documentry.
Replies: 220
Views: 10238

Despite my previous comments, last year, I recorded it :oops:

I will view it (at some point) and post my "expert" :wink: opinion on it in the fullness of time..cough!!
by mono
Sun Jan 27, 2008 7:19 pm
Forum: Stores
Topic: PPE vote by PCSO's
Replies: 316
Views: 24743

yes because it has been done to death we will not and I would wager a bet never get full PPE I was "done to death" ages ago No we probably won't (get the required PPE) because SMT (and the Government) are so far up their own a*r* they can't see the wood for the trees.. Moreover, can you imagine the...
by mono
Sat Jan 26, 2008 8:16 pm
Forum: Stores
Topic: PPE vote by PCSO's
Replies: 316
Views: 24743

Must say abit surprised that no one has a view on the above link are we losing interest in this subject i ask myself? :wink: :? yes because it has been done to death we will not and I would wager a bet never get full PPE I was "done to death" ages ago No we probably won't (get the required PPE) bec...
by mono
Sat Jan 26, 2008 9:13 am
Forum: Stores
Topic: Torches?
Replies: 55
Views: 8937

we get crap one but advised to get maglite 3 cell (you can protect yourself with it ) should you ever need it Be careful about your motives for having a large torch (or at least voicing them on a public forum) Not saying you shouldn't defend yourself with it if needs be but, if you were carrying it...
by mono
Fri Jan 25, 2008 7:34 pm
Forum: Stores
Topic: Torches?
Replies: 55
Views: 8937

BTP issue us with a Mini-Maglite (2AA) which I carry.

However, I also carry my Sure-Fire G2 Nitrolon (which fits perfectly inside an old Met' CS case, with the spring removed!)

Also have one of the 2D Cell Mag-lites for use in extended circumstances (wandering around fields, tracks etc..)
by mono
Thu Jan 24, 2008 8:36 pm
Forum: Front door
Topic: Violent beggar chased me up the road!
Replies: 27
Views: 1045

No more powers required.

Just the kit.

Bring it!!! :lol:
by mono
Fri Jan 11, 2008 7:52 pm
Forum: Front door
Topic: Confrontational or not ????
Replies: 403
Views: 19171

I don't know the full circumstances but, assuming it was on railway property, then they had every right to ask him to move. If it wasn't then I can't really offer any other reason (have to wait and see if anyone offers anymore info') Confrontation, is part of the job. Like it or not. The person was ...
by mono
Mon Jan 07, 2008 12:03 am
Forum: Front door
Topic: Confrontational or not ????
Replies: 403
Views: 19171

I had this sent to me the other night. Not strictly relevant to this thread (and a bit Yankee doodle for me) but maybe, when we talk about confrontation we should try and remember those worse off than ourselves...just a thought You stay up for 16 hours He stays up for days on end. You take a warm sh...
by mono
Sun Jan 06, 2008 11:29 pm
Forum: Front door
Topic: Confrontational or not ????
Replies: 403
Views: 19171

Welcome to the world of the (BTP) PCSO where confrontation IS a daily reality! We don't go looking for it. It comes to us, to get it's last train home, to have another drink, to get a burger, to beg, to steal, to rob, to find shelter, to loiter, to do whatever it wants...until it sees us! Then, we d...