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Security Companies pretending to be police

#2
looks like the perfect cover for carrying out some real crime.....what's that noise outside?!
 
#3
The recent ITV programme about the police and the policeman's blog called 'wasting police time' shows that these walts may be no worse at crime prevention than 'real 'police.I though 'wasting police time' was a criminal offence? Clearly not for the police.
 
#4
Hello,

Isn't it a criminal offence to impersonate a police officer?

tangosix.
 
#5
tangosix said:
Hello,

Isn't it a criminal offence to impersonate a police officer?

tangosix.
It is indeed my razor eyed chum. I worked on a court case against a PCSO who had impersonated a bobby to return to their homes two drunken chav scummy girls, but their equally chav and scummy parent rumbled him and summoned the Aged Bill
 
#6
ex_monkey said:
Have a look at this thread on our forum and give me your honest opinion, what a bunch of bluffing police walts!!

bluffing police walts
The link cracked me up. "Highways Agency traffic Patrol" condemning others as Police Walts! :lol:
I'd honestly expected it to be about these useless articles:
 
#7
EX_STAB said:
ex_monkey said:
Have a look at this thread on our forum and give me your honest opinion, what a bunch of bluffing police walts!!

bluffing police walts
The link cracked me up. "Highways Agency traffic Patrol" condemning others as Police Walts! :lol:
I'd honestly expected it to be about these useless articles:
We are properly trained, have authorised powers and do exactly what it says on the tin!! We are Highways Agency Traffic Officers and everyone know who we are and what we do. We don't big it up by pretending to be police!!! :evil:
 
#8
ex_monkey said:
EX_STAB said:
ex_monkey said:
Have a look at this thread on our forum and give me your honest opinion, what a bunch of bluffing police walts!!

bluffing police walts
The link cracked me up. "Highways Agency traffic Patrol" condemning others as Police Walts! :lol:
I'd honestly expected it to be about these useless articles:
We are properly trained, have authorised powers and do exactly what it says on the tin!! We are Highways Agency Traffic Officers and everyone know who we are and what we do. We don't big it up by pretending to be police!!! :evil:
I don't know who you are and who do you think you're kidding. The whole uniform bit is to make the general public believe that your organisation is the police.
edited to say. Not you personally but the people who decided to supply you with police look alike uniforms.
 
#9
The fact that individuals sign up for this work is laudable, but I'd be fecked if I'd wander around in a Chad Valley get up without full powers and equipment. They need a total rethink on uniformity. The people in the above image look like a cross between BA cabin crew/dispatchers and London Underground staff. Don't even go near Street Wardens. Deterrent? They look like feckin' icecream sellers. 'Can I 'ave a choc ice please?'
 
#10
On my wanderings around the Motorways of England, I see quite a few Highways Agency patrol vehicles bimbling around and you couldn't mistake them for Cops. Their vehicles do not have blue lights (they do have amber strobes) and ''Highways Agency'' is splattered all over them. When I broke down on the M6 last month, one of these vehicles turned up and were more than helpful. They stayed to protect my vehicle until the AA turned up. Chatting to them, they seemed to know what their job was about and that was to attend RTC's, offer what assistance they could, keep traffic moving and generally help people who have broken down. Don't see a problem with that.
 
#12
If the Gov is obsessed with Pretend Police, why cant they just give us real police (whether it be traffic, plod or whoever) the PCSO's the other day obviously decided the kids drowning were beyond their common sense belief.. So what next with traffic walts, will they deal witha car jacking if they see one or just call it in.. This is a wasted exercise. DO IT PROPERLY OR DONT DO IT AT ALL
 
#14
vandyke said:
Have a look at the HA vehicles,
http://www.ukemergency.co.uk/others/highways1.htm

Seems a bit hypocritical to slag off others when it is obvious their own vehicles and uniform are designed to look like Real traffic officers.
Are they not real traffic officers? Seems to me that they do have some authority and are probably providing a usefull service.
 
#15
I never said they did not provide a useful service, just commented that their own uniforms and vehicles are designed to look like police.
 
#16
:lol: Evening All, P.C. Plod (now acting D.C. Plod here 8) I was just having a pint of sherbert (scrump)with Inspector Two Bob Each Way(at the rear of the pub The Bag of Nails)when who do we spy but two Walts smoking and playing with their radios, needless to say we are not impressed, so I phoned some of my friends local (scrotes) they owe me one, they came around rapid and sorted out the walts fast, more sherbert and a good laugh all round, Evenin All. :lol: :lol: Pretend police no way 8) 8)
 
#17
node said:
:lol: Evening All, P.C. Plod (now acting D.C. Plod here 8) I was just having a pint of sherbert (scrump)with Inspector Two Bob Each Way(at the rear of the pub The Bag of Nails)when who do we spy but two Walts smoking and playing with their radios, needless to say we are not impressed, so I phoned some of my friends local (scrotes) they owe me one, they came around rapid and sorted out the walts fast, more sherbert and a good laugh all round, Evenin All. :lol: :lol: Pretend police no way 8) 8)

Smoking or 'smoking'..??
 
#18
BlueDanubeWalt said:
node said:
:lol: Evening All, P.C. Plod (now acting D.C. Plod here 8) I was just having a pint of sherbert (scrump)with Inspector Two Bob Each Way(at the rear of the pub The Bag of Nails)when who do we spy but two Walts smoking and playing with their radios, needless to say we are not impressed, so I phoned some of my friends local (scrotes) they owe me one, they came around rapid and sorted out the walts fast, more sherbert and a good laugh all round, Evenin All. :lol: :lol: Pretend police no way 8) 8)

Smoking or 'smoking'..??
:lol: Pot I think :lol:
 
#19
Are these police walts any different from the TA?

Their both useless on their own but when there is a regular alongside them to hold their hand they can be of some benefit.
 
#20
Sorry - I would still not confuse any of these vehicles with the Police. Yes, vaguely similiar but you would have to be a right numpty to think that they were the Police.
 

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