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#1 FlintyV

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Posted 19 January 2014 - 02:13

Two police officers calling themselves "Cagney and Lacey" who left a drunk man a note saying they had driven him home have been praised by a senior officer.

The unnamed officers picked up the man, known only as David, as he staggered home from Watford.

 

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Signing the note as the 1980s TV detective duo, they advised him: "Please don't get that drunk again!"

 

 

The officers' actions showed "the human side to policing", said Ch Insp David Wheatley of Hertfordshire Police.

 

'Highlight the danger'

 

They gave the man a lift home in the early hours of Sunday.

 

 

The note to David, written at 02:20 GMT on 12 January in black ink on Hertfordshire Constabulary paper, read: "We found you staggering in the road on your way home from Watford. You were so drunk we were worried you wouldn't get home in one piece!

 

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Posted 19 January 2014 - 02:35

Yeah, this was news earlier this week and it was quite intriguing... I mean, they dealt with a human as humans themselves.