Independent Review of Football Policing in Scotland

Perth Police HQ - by Ninian Reid via Flickr

Independent Review of Football Policing in Scotland

A man who attempted to violently flee from Stirling Sheriff Court was detained by the quick thinking and brave actions of Constable Gregor Cameron.

Delighted to be able to Present Police Constable Cameron with his Scottish Police Federation Bravery Awards this week.

The man was being led to attend his trial and was handcuffed to a member of G4S staff.

As the pair walked past a public entrance to the court, the defendant pulled the member of staff towards it, dragging her behind him.

Hearing her shouts, Constable Cameron immediately rushed to her aid only to discover that the man had fashioned and concealed a sharp weapon from a plastic spoon which he used to lash out at the officer.

Constable Cameron suffered deep wounds to his head and lacerations to his neck as the offender lashed out before he bravely fought to get him under control and ultimately to justice. See MoreSee Less

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A police officer remains in a “critical condition” following a collision with a heavy goods vehicle (HGV).

Wishing our Thames Valley Police colleague well.

The officer and a colleague were travelling on the A4 Bath Road in Hungerford on Wednesday night when the crash occurred.

One of the officers suffered serious injuries while the other sustained minor injuries, police said.

The HGV driver, a 33-year-old man, was arrested on suspicion of causing serious injury by dangerous driving.

Supt Jim Weems, from West Berkshire police, said: “Our thoughts are with these two officers, their families and their colleagues.” See MoreSee Less

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