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Fedster posted a topic in UK Policing NewsGrantham girl, 4, gets cycling-on-path police warning Parents of a four-year-old girl were baffled when a police officer threatened to confiscate her bike because she was cycling on a pavement. Sophie Lindley, who uses stabilisers, was cycling on Trent Road, Grantham with dad Dale, when they were stopped. Police accepted while cycling on pavements was illegal, officers should use discretion with young children. One cycling charity pointed out being under 10, Sophie is too young to be able to break the law. Mr Lindley said they regularly let Sophie cycle to school. 'Safety
Chief Bakes posted a topic in UK Policing NewsUp to 30% of the cautions, warnings and fixed penalty fines issued by the police are being used inappropriately to deal with serious offences and repeat offenders, say MPs. The Commons home affairs select committee says it is alarming that some police officers using cautions and warnings to deal with offences involving violence, sexual offending and domestic abuse in order to save time. The MPs’ inquiry into the use of what is called “out-of-court disposals” shows that the different way police forces use them has created a postcode lottery with nearly 50% of