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Police Work
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Alec Morgan from Renfrew. Posted 26 Apr 2004.
I served as a Policeman in Anstruther in 1956 and recall a small boy having found a wad of notes outside the Post Office (OVER £900) and handed them over at the police office. The owner, a skipper from the fishing fleet, claimed the money , which was his crew's wages, and left a tidy reward. It was a joy to see the wee lad's face when his mother was presented with the reward, which was destined for his bank account.
   
Martin Write from Toronto, Canada. Posted 14 Nov 2005.
I served in Strathclyde Police, Glasgow as a younger lad. Early one morning walking the beat around 2:00 am we pulled on the handle of a night deposit box at a bank. To our surprise it opened. Inside several plastic cases visible through a clear window.... was an abundance of pound notes of every denomination possible.

It seemed like an eternity - but probably only about 10 seconds... my partner still with his hand on the metal handle just stared at me....

... then slammed the door shut.

There was thousands of pounds in cash in there...

... I have never forgotton the integrity and honesty of that fellow officer, for it restored my faith in humanity.






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