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WPC sues

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Lyndi

Lyndi Report 1 Apr 2013 17:04

after she trips up a kerb while on a call :-0 What's this all about then lol ?
There has been a lot in the papers last couple of days about this.


.http://www.edp24.co.uk/news/update_norfolk_police_chief_hits_out_at_officer_attempting_to_sue_thetford_petrol_station_owner_1_1997840

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 1 Apr 2013 17:38

compensaton culture - she should be laughed out of court

supercrutch

supercrutch Report 1 Apr 2013 17:40

What did she expect? A full risk assessment and method statement?

Made me spit when I heard the report, today her boss said it was not the sort of reaction he expected from his officers.............absolutely right.

I hope she loses the suit and feels contrite that she has made herself a laughing stock in a noble profession.

Sue

Lyndi

Lyndi Report 1 Apr 2013 17:43

I find it hard to put my thoughts into words, and maybe I shouldn't, but it is getting stupid now.
So next time a nurse gets hurt dealing with a patient, do they sue that patient because this is the way it seems to be going.

terryj

terryj Report 1 Apr 2013 17:54

it should have been nipped in the bud when the first i tripped over this and that got to the courts
when i was kid if i tripped over the only thing i was told was
"you should look where your walking"

terryj

terryj Report 1 Apr 2013 17:54

it should have been nipped in the bud when the first i tripped over this and that got to the courts
when i was kid if i tripped over the only thing i was told was
"you should look where your walking"

**Ann**

**Ann** Report 1 Apr 2013 17:54

What happened to the term......"In the line of duty" Good heavens what a fuss about nothing!

My dad was in many dangerous situations during his service....receiving a couple of commendations along the way.

He once chased a burglar along a roof top and crashed through it breaking his arm and shoulder.......he was back in work after being patched up typing his report with one hand......would not happen now!

Porkie_Pie

Porkie_Pie Report 1 Apr 2013 18:12

Doesn't surprise me one bit,

That's how things are now, Nothing is your own fault,

God gave you the ability to walk But apparently not looking where your going is never your fault,

As for the new type of police officer we have today I have very little or no respect for some of them, I had a female officer come to my house "making enquiries about a break in on my street" She insisted i lock my dog up so she could talk to me because she said she was terrified of dogs, I always put my dog on a leash when anyone comes to the house just as a precaution, I refuse to lock him up because It's his space and he lives hear too and at no time did he display any sign of aggression, unless you count wagging his tail at her as aggression.

Kids trying to do a grown up job

Roy

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 1 Apr 2013 18:26

if she damaged the kerb, she should pay for the repairs

**Ann**

**Ann** Report 1 Apr 2013 18:54

Well Roy ...you would have been ok if it was my dad calling,he was a dog handler!

Ann :-D

Mayfield

Mayfield Report 1 Apr 2013 21:27

I'm suprised someone in the police management has not had a "quiet word" it's not doing much for their image.

Mayfield

Merlin

Merlin Report 1 Apr 2013 21:33

She,s a Chancer,trying it on for compensation.From the look of her in the papers she,s rather unfit to be a Police Officer.Perhaps the Garage owner should Sue for damage to his property through her tripping up. :-D :-D

eRRolSheep

eRRolSheep Report 1 Apr 2013 21:35

Mayfield it is not up to them to do that but various members of the police and connected organisations have said they do not support her.
Maybe she was having a bad "woman" day

Purple **^*Sparkly*^** Diamond

Purple **^*Sparkly*^** Diamond Report 2 Apr 2013 04:50

Our local Chief Constable has said he is disappointed she is making the claim, it's being funded by the Police Union or something. Cheeky mare?

Lizx

Purple **^*Sparkly*^** Diamond

Purple **^*Sparkly*^** Diamond Report 2 Apr 2013 04:53

Just seen she is now wanting to drop the claim, a bit late now she's made herself look silly.

Lizx

michael2

michael2 Report 2 Apr 2013 08:17

if it goes to court and is thrown out hope she is made to pay court costs and compo to garage owner for the the distress caused.

+++DetEcTive+++

+++DetEcTive+++ Report 2 Apr 2013 10:26

It was dark
It doesn't seem to be part of the forecourt normally accessed by the general public
Didn't she have a torch?

Just imagine the 'dangers' if her patch included rural areas!