Therefore what better day to award my prestigious, and internationally renowned, "Prats of The Week" Award?
This week it goes to Surrey police.
Just ask David Bishop (an electrical engineer, who often tests high voltage products) who recently asked his local Police Community Support Officer (PCSO), at a police meeting in Tatsfield Surrey, the best way to protect valuable high voltage electrical equipment that he stores in his shed.
Mr Bishop was given some very "helpful" advice.
Can you guess what that was children?
I thought not.
The PCSO told Mr Bishop to erect (can I say "erect" on a Monday morning?) a fluorescent yellow sign saying:
- 'WARNING - ELECTRICAL TOOLS'
A graphic of a "lightning bolt" was also recommended to be added, just in case the thief couldn't read.
It seems that the police were more concerned about thieves injuring themselves, rather than protecting Mr Bishop's property. Incidentally, that police had earlier advised him not to protect the shed windows with wire mesh in case the burglars injured themselves on that.
Surrey Police, well deserving Prats of The Week!
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