Terror Stopped For Putting My Hand In My Pocket

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Terror Stopped For Putting My Hand In My Pocket

Post by plum » Wed Jul 09, 2008 12:36 pm

http://www.marinasmasters.com/2006/2008 ... html#a5049

This is a link to article written by a member of the public who was stop checked by a PCSO in LONDON
The attitude of the writer is not very helpful to his case and he seems to have a bit of a chip on shoulder.
The question I pose is

Since the advent of the PCSO role the number of stop checks being carried out across the UK must be huge
Do you feel as a PCSO that you are under pressure to do these checks to show that you are working and that you have something to show for your shift?
Is the role of the PCSO to fill up the force computers with the details of 1000s of stop checks?
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Re: Terror Stopped For Putting My Hand In My Pocket

Post by THFC » Wed Jul 09, 2008 6:16 pm

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Re: Terror Stopped For Putting My Hand In My Pocket

Post by jimbo » Wed Jul 09, 2008 6:54 pm

Surely a stop check amounts to not much at all - there is no search, no use of force, and no requirement for the member of public to even remain with the CSO, let alone give their details.
Storm in a teacup I feel.
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Re: Terror Stopped For Putting My Hand In My Pocket

Post by Jimmy_bobby » Wed Jul 09, 2008 7:02 pm

I read this on another news thing. I can't see the problem.

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Re: Terror Stopped For Putting My Hand In My Pocket

Post by THFC » Wed Jul 09, 2008 11:14 pm

Read what? I cannot see what he is on about.

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Re: Terror Stopped For Putting My Hand In My Pocket

Post by Jimmy_bobby » Thu Jul 10, 2008 12:02 pm

Some dude was acting weird when some PCSOs walked past reaching in to his pocket or something, they considered it strange and stop checked him. Just checked him out, no search, just PNC check. He's now not happy.

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Re: Terror Stopped For Putting My Hand In My Pocket

Post by THFC » Thu Jul 10, 2008 11:44 pm

Where does it say that?

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Re: Terror Stopped For Putting My Hand In My Pocket

Post by JEA » Fri Jul 11, 2008 7:48 pm

click the above link and then the title of that post.

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Re: Terror Stopped For Putting My Hand In My Pocket

Post by THFC » Fri Jul 11, 2008 10:41 pm

There is no title relating to the post.

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Re: Terror Stopped For Putting My Hand In My Pocket

Post by JEA » Sun Jul 13, 2008 2:18 am

When you click the above link it takes you to a 'thread'.
One of the entries of that 'thread' is entitled "Terror Stopped For Putting My Hand In My Pocket".
This title is another link.
It takes you here:

http://infowars.net/articles/july2008/080708Police.htm

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Re: Terror Stopped For Putting My Hand In My Pocket

Post by Big Brother » Sun Jul 13, 2008 9:55 am

I suspect there was more to it than simply putting a hand in his pocket....

I've only ever done 2 sec.44 stops. Once with a guy who was hiding in some bushes taking pictures of freight trains and the other of a guy who was taking photos of the power station. In the latter case it was obvious he was a photographer, but we'd been given orders to stop and check anyone who appeared to be actively interested in it.
Both cases I was polite, explained the reasons and both chaps left not feeling hard done by. I didn't do anything stupid like ask them to delete the photos, although I did ask to see, mainly because I'm a keen photographer myself and was curious. The train pictures were quite good actually lol.
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