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The Police Twitter Awards Finalists have been announced, The wait is over!

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The wait is over, The Police Twitter Awards finalists have now been announced. And you can now find out who will be heading to the awards night.

The Police Twitter Awards aims to recognise the hard work of tweeting police officers and non-policing police related accounts.

The idea of Police Twitter Awards was created by Mike Kenworthy a great supporter of policing accounts.

Mike Kenworthy is an advocate of policing twitter accounts and always helps out where he can with the growth and support of policing social media.

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Supported by Mike Pannett, Superintendent Dennis Murray and Cheif Inspector Kerry Blakeman Twitter awards was back bigger and better than any year before.

The overall winner will be flying to Long Beach Californa to attend the law enforcement Smile Conference, Thanks to Kind sponsors Rawcut TV and Police Oracle who are the official sponsors for the awards.

The Police Twitter Award 2016 Finalists were announced live by Cheif Inspector Kerry Blakeman on Tuesday 27th September.

and somehow we made the list. To be honest we are over the moon.

We’ve also found ourselves alongside two great non-policing Best Informative Police Account. So we’ll be in great company on the night.

Please feel free to follow The Police Twitter Awards on Twitter to keep updated with the latest news regarding the awards.

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Woman found stabbed to death in back garden in Greenwich

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Police arrest man after the body of a woman was found in the back garden of her home in Greenwich.

She suffered stab wounds, cops were called to an ongoing incident at 11.30am on Saturday.

Upon arrival cops found the body of a woman in the back garden in Tunnel Avenue.

The woman, believed to be in her 50s, was pronounced dead at the scene.

She appeared to have suffered stab wounds.

Police believe they know who she is, and are informing her next of kin.

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Heartwarming cops share chips with man who hasn’t eaten for days

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Two police officers this evening shared their chips with a man they found on the motorway who hasn’t eaten food in days.

The caring cops showed compassion and humanity when they could have just nicked the lad and sent him off to the cells.

But instead of taking him straight into police custody they stopped off for some chips.

Showing a truly caring side of British traffic cops who often don’t get the best press.

“The cops from the Leicestershire road policing unit tweeted that they had found on motorway suspected to be an illegal immigrant into the UK.

“He’s not eaten for days and we’ve not eaten for hours, so we’ve all shared some fine English cuisine …… a bag of chips!! 👍🏻 🍟”

These truly caring officers have shown this evening that police officers have hearts and they do care about people.

Policing is not always about crime, it’s the small acts of human kindness that go a long way.

We praise these officers for their genuine out of kindness out of their own pocket.

Helen tweeted “I know you’ll probably get people complain but. Compassion, humanity and care are great qualities.”

UK Cop Humour tweeted “Fab stuff and whilst we’re on the topic of spuds: why do potatoes make good detectives? Because they keep their eyes peeled.”

ElAine tweeted “I know some people’s heads will explode at this but well done for your compassion.”

Simply policing at it’s best. What ever your views you have to admit this is compassion and humility at it’s best.

These cops truly deserve to be recognised for great policing work.

Not every job needs to be a tick box, just because it’s a suspected illegal immigrant doesn’t mean they should be treat any different.

Top job with excellent policing skills, that will have ensured this suspect didn’t cause any problems for the officers.

Full up on chips, the officers then processes this man through custody and will refer to the home office immigration services.

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People injured after explosion at London TubeStation

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Police have evacuated a tube station in North London after terrified commuters reported an ‘explosion’ at the height of the rush-hour.

Homeowners and shopowners were told to stay inside after emergency services swamped Southgate Tube Station shortly before 8pm.

There are not believed to be many casualties.

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