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Metropolitan Police introduce dress-down Fridays

"dress 'im down, Sarge"The Metropolitan Police Service has finally recognised the changing nature of the modern workplace and begun allowing officers to mark the end of the working week by wearing civilian clothes on a Friday.

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Posted: Dec 29th, 2010
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Police sarcasm unit ‘struggling to cope’ with mass terror tweets

The Serious Organised Sarcasm Agency, the Metropolitan Police’s crack team of highly trained experts in preventing tongue-in-cheek humour and satire incidents, has admitted its staff are ‘struggling to cope’ with the high level of potential terror threats posted on social networking sites over the last few weeks.

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Posted: Nov 16th, 2010
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Man arrested for obstructing a police officer’s conversation

‘It’s hard enough strolling in pairs down the street and having a natter, without members of the public interfering.’

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Posted: Aug 14th, 2010
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Serial killer claims 5th victim, 4th nickname

Police can't resist solving cryptic clues ‘Detectives pleading with the press for more time to find a suitable nickname for the rampaging murderer.’

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Posted: Aug 13th, 2010
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Metropolitan Police ‘still discriminating against clowns’

nothing to do with them 'looking a bit different'A large-scale enquiry has revealed that years after promises were made to tackle widespread discrimination against clowns in the Metropolitan police, the old clownist attitudes remain ingrained among the force.

Figures recently revealed show that members of London’s clown population are twice as likely as non-clowns to be stopped and searched, arrested, or have a custard pie flung into their faces.

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Posted: Jul 21st, 2010
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