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by PavementPizza
Wed Sep 24, 2008 3:53 am
Forum: Applications
Topic: So what do they look for??
Replies: 17
Views: 5449

Re: So what do they look for??

I understand that the HA have recruited the producers of Takeshi's castle to develop a new assessment centre based on the show.

Apparently its more fair and realistic than the current model.
by PavementPizza
Wed Sep 24, 2008 1:54 am
Forum: Front Door
Topic: Hand held device, PDA
Replies: 67
Views: 14155

Re: Hand held device

Its a good idea, in principal. However I think it detracts a little from the 'point' of an on-road TO's job. Out there 100% patrolling/dealing with public/incidents. Not sat in the vehicle tapping out stuff that the RCC have skill and experience doing. You wouldn't see the RCC responding to incident...
by PavementPizza
Wed Sep 24, 2008 1:50 am
Forum: Front Door
Topic: Time To Jump Ship
Replies: 53
Views: 5749

Re: Time To Jump Ship

Well, I too have decided its time to move on.
Failed the sift again.

Waste of career effort if you ask me.
by PavementPizza
Sat Sep 13, 2008 1:59 am
Forum: Front Door
Topic: The Pizza... Is back!!
Replies: 10
Views: 1702

The Pizza... Is back!!

Well hello everyone. I am, the PavementPizza. Some of the older NT members might remember me. You may remember I left about a year ago, the fear of death compelled me to get cryogenically frozen. I found the experience somewhat chilling and have thawed out to rejoin once again. I'll spend a little t...
by PavementPizza
Fri Nov 23, 2007 4:54 pm
Forum: Front Door
Topic: Abuse of rear reds on the h/s
Replies: 467
Views: 67470

In a lot of the pictures you see of smashed HATO vehicles (those with working electrics) a solitary rear red is left flashing. The red forcefield will not protect you, only you can have any real impact on your safety through your actions...or inactions. I fear that there will come a day when reds ar...
by PavementPizza
Tue Nov 20, 2007 5:02 pm
Forum: Front Door
Topic: Defibrilators
Replies: 69
Views: 12085

Some people I know have just been sent for training on their use...
by PavementPizza
Sat Nov 17, 2007 9:01 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Made it
Replies: 60
Views: 11671

What's the Frequency Kenneth?

Hello
by PavementPizza
Sat Nov 17, 2007 8:59 pm
Forum: Front Door
Topic: Clear Ahead Audio magazine
Replies: 65
Views: 11003

Arr. Ye be too clever for this galleon.
by PavementPizza
Sat Nov 17, 2007 8:58 pm
Forum: Front Door
Topic: Time for shirts to get the chop?
Replies: 13
Views: 2533

Defo polo shirt - with rank on the sleeve:

^ - Traffic Officer/Operator

^
^ - Traffic operator with 3+ years service or tutors

Bars for TM's based on service
by PavementPizza
Sat Nov 10, 2007 10:51 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Footy parents see red over cameras
Replies: 9
Views: 2652

Its not even the schools fault, its this nauseatingly pathetic nanny PC state we live in.
by PavementPizza
Thu Nov 08, 2007 5:42 pm
Forum: Briefing Room
Topic: Family friendly hours?
Replies: 95
Views: 13699

Agree that the holidays and 4 off every 10 makes up for the shift times.
by PavementPizza
Wed Nov 07, 2007 10:07 pm
Forum: Front Door
Topic: Christmas Working
Replies: 20
Views: 4507

I suggested the other day that I get christmas week off... Got home and there was a festering cows head on my door with a warning to 'drop the issue' stuck on it with a letter opener.
by PavementPizza
Wed Nov 07, 2007 9:02 pm
Forum: Front Door
Topic: Christmas Working
Replies: 20
Views: 4507

I think were doing reduced patrols for the expected reduced workload.
by PavementPizza
Tue Nov 06, 2007 5:55 pm
Forum: Briefing Room
Topic: Ties ON!
Replies: 179
Views: 16852

At least with the clip ons theres no danger of suffering the 'Peanut' where some kindly soul grabs and yanks the big end making it impossible to remove it from your neck without cutting it.
by PavementPizza
Mon Oct 29, 2007 8:23 pm
Forum: Front Door
Topic: Abuse of rear reds on the h/s
Replies: 467
Views: 67470

It seems with all the different regional uses.... we can forget about blues.

Police forces are regional and have long been a law unto themselves, highways are national, and need a nationaly followed proceduce that can be evidenced.