Monday, June 16, 2008

Treading Water

At 5 Grove Road is a man with a knife who's about to stab his wife. We know this, because he dialled 999 and told us so. After he stabs her, he's going to stab his son, then his daughter. And then he's going to kill the first cop who comes through the door. At the moment, that's likely to be me. I am therefore waiting at a distance that cannot possibly be misconstrued as coming through anything, waiting for units with taser to arrive and electro-shock the man to his sense.

It's Friday night in Blandmore, and while the man at Grove Road considers his options, a thirteen-year-old robber fresh out of custody climbs the stairs of a multi-storey car park and stands on the edge of the top level waiting to be noticed...

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Blogger PC Bloggs said...

Thank you for the link!

I think you should campaign if you feel strongly enough about it, but only join someone else's campaign if you really do agree with most of their views on the subject, otherwise you'll be lumped in with him whatever you say.

June 16, 2008 11:12 pm  

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