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Senior officer praises off-duty detective who detained suspected shoplifter accused of threatening staff with a knife

Senior officer praises off-duty detective who detained suspected shoplifter accused of threatening staff with a knife

  A SENIOR officer has praised an off-duty detective who bravely detained a suspected shoplifter accused of threatening staff with a knife. Shortly after 3pm on Saturday (November 7) police were alerted to a disturbance in Sunderland city centre. It was reported that a shopper had stolen items from Poundland […]

April strains at the weights as she sees off the competition to be crowned Britain’s Strongest Police Officer 2020.

Meet April … the strong arm of the law!

  MEET our very own Pc April Casey – officially the UK’s strongest police woman. The 31-year-old, from Wearside, had to lift more than just a trophy after competing at the 2020 Britain’s Strongest Police Officer competition last weekend. Fearless April dragged a 110-kilo yoke over concrete for 15 metres, […]