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by SHREK
Sat Jan 08, 2005 3:30 pm
Forum: Front door
Topic: PCSOs should work Friday nights, Saturday nights not daytime
Replies: 127
Views: 3364

yes we could be very good witnesses but so could cctv, having worked a busy city centre i don't think we are trained or equiped to deal with that situation and yes you can talk to somone and think you have the situation in hand but it can change very quickly and you are in trouble, you come across t...
by SHREK
Sat Jan 08, 2005 3:02 pm
Forum: Front door
Topic: PCSOs should work Friday nights, Saturday nights not daytime
Replies: 127
Views: 3364

i thought we were the eyes and ears for our police officer colleague and a high vis presence to re assure the communities we serve, to do this we should be in the city centre during the day to deter shoplifters and street robbers and re assure the many law abiding shoppers that are in the city centr...
by SHREK
Wed Nov 10, 2004 1:14 am
Forum: Stores
Topic: ITS HANDCUFFS AGAIN
Replies: 65
Views: 7049

no radio, no patrol. how do you know if anything is going on in the area you are walking. if you see someone wanted or commiting an offence how do you communicate. :?
by SHREK
Tue Nov 09, 2004 1:38 pm
Forum: Stores
Topic: ITS HANDCUFFS AGAIN
Replies: 65
Views: 7049

thats right falk,no body armour for us(yet). i have just sent a report to my sgt requesting body armour for pcso's which highlighted three incidents were i was in a situation that could of ended in serious injury to me, the latest being sent to youths on a off road bike, no problems with that but al...
by SHREK
Tue Nov 09, 2004 1:15 am
Forum: Stores
Topic: ITS HANDCUFFS AGAIN
Replies: 65
Views: 7049

i can confirm that no pcso's in gmp are trained or issued with cuffs. as to date we do not have the power of detention. i don't know were gmp was mentioned but we dont even have body armour, :(
by SHREK
Mon Nov 08, 2004 10:54 am
Forum: Front door
Topic: pcsos are little more than "mobile scarecrows"
Replies: 93
Views: 2756

o no,not more students (only joking). as a special in the city centre manchester i had a lot of dealings with the student community and in the main they were a great bunch of people to be with. and as a pcso i have patrolled around the local collages while the freshers get settled in,giving advice o...
by SHREK
Fri Oct 29, 2004 3:05 pm
Forum: Front door
Topic: pcsos are little more than "mobile scarecrows"
Replies: 93
Views: 2756

yea,i feel better now mate :) .
by SHREK
Thu Oct 28, 2004 4:29 pm
Forum: Front door
Topic: pcsos are little more than "mobile scarecrows"
Replies: 93
Views: 2756

what are pcso's doing in the industrial complex of trafford park,gmp pcso's are supposed to be in the residential areas as high vis foot patrols and not security guards. if the students of leeds university got out of the union bar and spoke to the residents in the areas that the report covers and as...
by SHREK
Thu Sep 23, 2004 4:30 pm
Forum: Site problems/ comments
Topic: roll call - COFFEE TIME!
Replies: 152
Views: 67408

sorry about that, im the howdooooooooo guest. (look iv'e had a hard day, ok.)
by SHREK
Mon Jul 19, 2004 10:12 am
Forum: Applications
Topic: WHAT INJECTIONS DO I NEED??
Replies: 18
Views: 3771

i was advised to have the hepatitis B jab and a check to see if i needed a tetanus booster. some doctors don't charge, i paid for the prescription and the nurse give me the jab, easy as that.
by SHREK
Sat Jul 17, 2004 5:56 pm
Forum: Front door
Topic: TRANSPORT!!!! OR LACK OF!
Replies: 55
Views: 1951

cinema

no falkor mate, but my son has and when he came back i had been working under my car, i was covered in oil and dirt and with my no 1 haircut he said i look like shrek, so it has become my name around the house.
by SHREK
Thu Jul 15, 2004 10:42 pm
Forum: Front door
Topic: TRANSPORT!!!! OR LACK OF!
Replies: 55
Views: 1951

transport

in gmp it's hi-vis foot patrol or if you are lucky you get a cycle test and can use the push bike.no talk of vehicles yet, and to be honest i would only use a vehicle if the weather was bad and i had to get to the other end of my beat (about 7 miles) to deal with a job. next door in cheshire they dr...
by SHREK
Thu Jul 15, 2004 7:36 pm
Forum: Rookie PCSO
Topic: Protective Equipment
Replies: 244
Views: 14631

protective equipment

until my role changes the only protective equipment i would want is body armour. in gmp we don't have the power to detain so i don't need cuffs, but if i stumble into a twoc and i am in the way, i get the screwdriver!. body armour is there to protect you without any action from yourself. i was a spe...