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by Big Brother
Mon Aug 30, 2004 12:35 pm
Forum: Front door
Topic: LONE PARTROLS
Replies: 268
Views: 6916

I'm not too concerned for my safety, I know how to handle myself and backup is 30 seconds away.
I do get lonely though.
by Big Brother
Thu Aug 19, 2004 10:50 pm
Forum: Front door
Topic: Citizens Arrest
Replies: 66
Views: 2162

So basically:
If you see someone doing it you're fine.
If you hear it on the grapevine you're not.
by Big Brother
Wed Aug 18, 2004 6:07 pm
Forum: Front door
Topic: Citizens Arrest
Replies: 66
Views: 2162

I just think it's safer to err on the side of caution (forgive the pun) when using powers that aren't within our remit or authorisation.

Judge, yes we will be able to use reasonable force eventually, but at the moment only forces with the power to detain have this.
by Big Brother
Tue Aug 17, 2004 6:54 pm
Forum: Front door
Topic: Citizens Arrest
Replies: 66
Views: 2162

Right, now this is where i get all grumpyyyyyy...!!! Falkor tour in the "job" help me out here. Arrest = Depriving some one of their liberal right to go free Detain = making a person stay with you for question or what ever etc Now I in suffolk do NOT have the power of detention. Example of detentio...
by Big Brother
Sat Aug 14, 2004 6:31 pm
Forum: Front door
Topic: Citizens Arrest
Replies: 66
Views: 2162

Only a few forces can detain. Most can't. I've never citizened arrested anyone and I'd only do it in certain circumstances. We've been "discouraged" from using the power because we may get hurt. But I can't see anyone complaining if I grabbed hold of a shoplifter. Trouble is most people don't do stu...
by Big Brother
Sat Aug 07, 2004 2:55 pm
Forum: Stores
Topic: :shock: Hat Bands !!!
Replies: 181
Views: 20091

I'd rather keep the blue hatband and have a decent badge.