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Abuse course for rowdy

A man who caused a scene while holding a knife has been put under supervision for two years and must attend a domestic abuse project.

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Stirling Sheriff Court

Children’s home boss on trial for cruelty

The head of a Carronshore children’s home in the 1970s and early 80s is facing trial charged with a catalogue of cruelty towards youngsters in his care.

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Domestic offender is shown leniency

Domestic offender is shown leniency

A sheriff has warned a man he was lucky not to be jailed after a domestic disturbance.

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Two charged with allegedly selling drink to under-18’s

Two charged with allegedly selling drink to under-18’s

A police swoop on licensed premises in Denny on Friday led to employees at two outlets being charged with allegedly selling alcohol to under-18’s.

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Road safety campaign for school pupils

Road safety campaign for school pupils

A hard-hitting road safety campaign warning school pupils of the dangers of irresponsible driving is to be shown next month.

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Festive shoplifting offences in Falkirk are down

Festive shoplifting offences in Falkirk are down

Twenty people were charged with allegedly shoplifting in and around Falkirk over the festive period – and one man was claimed to be in possession of counterfeit cash.

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Police have arrested two men in connection with the recent spate of Post Office robberies

Men arrested and charged in connection with Post Office robberies

Police have arrested and a charged two men in connection with the recent spate of robberies and attempted robberies at Post Offices in the area.

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Police have arrested two men in connection with the recent spate of Post Office robberies

Christmas crackdown one in a million for police

Police in Falkirk have declared Operation Christmas a major success with dozens of offenders caught.

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Linlithgow Post Office was one of the targets

Man charged after PO armed raids

Police Scotland has arrested a 28-year-old man in connection with a series of armed robberies.

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Drink driver found in road with trousers down

Drink driver found in road with trousers down

A drunk driver found lying in the road with his trousers down has been ordered to complete 200 hours unpaid work.

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Are Police Scotland losing too many experienced officers?

Brain drain claim as veteran police quit

The number of experienced police officers who have left the force since 2013 is “shocking”, according to Central Scotland Scottish Conservative MSP Alison Harris.

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Falkirk Sheriff Court heard John Forsyth admitted spitting on police officers.

Rowdy mocked female cop over her ginger hair

A Denny man fought with three female police officers and mocked one for her ginger hair.

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Road rage incident happened in Ochiltree Terrace, Camelon.

Road rage driver insulted woman and English boyfriend

A road rage motorist told a woman to “get off the road and learn to drive” even though he himself didn’t have a full licence or insurance cover.

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The attack happended in a car park outside the Star Inn

Employee was attacked after row over wages

A boss who carried out a “wholly unprovoked” attack on a worker after a dispute over unpaid wages has been jailed for five months.

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Code of practice for police ‘stop and search’ powers.

Code of practice for police ‘stop and search’ powers.

The principles determining when police can use “stop and search” powers have been set out in a code of practice.

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Woman kicked out at police

Woman kicked out at police

Catherine Knox (42) appeared at Falkirk Sheriff Court last Thursday having admitted threatening behaviour and assaulting a police officer.

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Offender gets a month to do work or he faces jail

Offender gets a month to do work or he faces jail

An offender’s failure to turn up at appointments and carry out his work came back to haunt him at court last week.

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Police believe the same man was responsible for all the raids

Hunt for armed robber after four post office raids

A local post office was targeted and a female shopkeeper attacked during a series of raids on Monday.

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Police Scotland's performance will come under scrutiny at Falkirk Council

Figures reveal serious assaults in Falkirk area almost doubled in 2016

Police Scotland often finds itself copping plenty of criticism for the way it has handled its responsibilities.

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Sheriff  wants
court’s orders  carried out

Sheriff wants court’s orders carried out

Sheriff John Mundy had a small court last week but still had his fair share of offenders not carrying out their community punishments.

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