Stories and anecdotes from part of my life in 2 British police forces, years in saddles of motorcycles - and other places I've blundered into ©
Yes.This rather bizarre show of strength is all about saying "we did everything we could" when things go properly wrong during the opening ceremony, innit?
What about getting a Harley washed up on the beach?
Blue: On the head, sir!Conan: I think they'll name the next model the "Wet Boy" :))
I'd love to be able to call one of them up (or the American equivlent) when in a pursuit... "L1 to dispatch, can you have the air unit fire a warning burst of 20 mm in front of the suspect's vehicle after then next turn?"
CI-RD: :) I was once in the middle of a big dust-up with me and my team, a mere 4 officers, facing an violent mob of 100+. Control room asked me if needed anything else? I asked them to take down a grid and arrange an air-strike. I got a bollocking for that comment.
Oh well, I suppose something like a WE177 will reduce the terrorist threat. I think Harriers would be more useful. Oh, ah...
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