Archived material Access restricted Article
Rantburg

Today's Front Page   View All of Thu 02/11/2010 View Wed 02/10/2010 View Tue 02/09/2010 View Mon 02/08/2010 View Sun 02/07/2010 View Sat 02/06/2010 View Fri 02/05/2010
1
2010-02-11 Britain
Police To Now Practice Burglary At Night On Unwary Homeowners
Archived material is restricted to Rantburg regulars and members. If you need access email fred.pruitt=at=gmail.com with your nick to be added to the members list. There is no charge to join Rantburg as a member.
Posted by  Anonymoose 2010-02-11 19:13|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [6549 views ]  Top

#1 Last year a 38-year-old woman from Hove in East Sussex was stunned when she walked into her lounge to find a PCSO clambering through her window. The woman, who did not want to be named, was then given a stern lecture by the officer on home security.

'I thought it was a bit much really, but it did make me think,' she said.


The "PCSO" laughed as he walked over to the next house, where he might find something and not have to deliver the "lecture".
Posted by KBK 2010-02-11 19:57||   2010-02-11 19:57|| Front Page Top

#2 Some fool tries that here and they will be very lucking if they only get shot.

The survivors lecturing me at 2am would get another round to the head for their hubris.
Posted by DarthVader 2010-02-11 21:03||   2010-02-11 21:03|| Front Page Top

#3 So its the middle of the night, you hear someone rattling and testing all your doors and windows, then knock on the door....

What could possiby go wrong?
Posted by CrazyFool 2010-02-11 21:06||   2010-02-11 21:06|| Front Page Top

#4 Remember this is in Britain, where the Government Is excessively (in fact it approaches Paranoia) anti-Gun.
Here in the USA we'd have dead Officers if they were foolish enough to do this.
Posted by Redneck Jim 2010-02-11 21:28||   2010-02-11 21:28|| Front Page Top

#5 It would be better just to knock on doors during daylight hours and go in and have a little chat with every homeowner on the block. Usually I would be more worried about dogs or a neighbor with a gun than the homeowner, but then again, this is Britain.
Posted by gorb 2010-02-11 22:21||   2010-02-11 22:21|| Front Page Top

#6 "they will be very lucking if they only get shot"

Only the bad guys are armed in the UK.
Posted by crosspatch 2010-02-11 23:13||   2010-02-11 23:13|| Front Page Top

23:48 Skidmark
23:44 Skidmark
23:40 Skidmark
23:39 tu3031
23:38 Skidmark
23:38 darrylq
23:34 3dc
23:33 Skidmark
23:29 gorb
23:26 gorb
23:25 tipper
23:19 Skidmark
23:17 Skidmark
23:16 texhooey
23:16 crosspatch
23:14 Frank Drebbin
23:13 crosspatch
23:00 Grunter
22:57 gorb
22:57 Frank G
22:51 IG-88
22:50 SteveS
22:50 trailing wife
22:47 tu3031
Merry-Go-Blog










Paypal:
Google
Search WWW Search rantburg.com