typical bloody plod was told the follwing a couple of years ago .
afriend of mine lives in the edge of the pennines and was awoken one night bye noises from his garage he peeped thru the curtains where he saw three large youths attempting to make off with one of his vehicles!.he quickly called up the plod only to be told that they were extremley busy and had no officers spare to deal with this .he waited five minuits then called plod back to inform them theat he had just shot one of the youths and was holdin the other two at gun point !. immagine his suppries when 12minuits later 3 fully loaded vans an arv and the force helicopter all turned up to assist him the youths in the car were apprehended and taken away after things wre sorted out the local inspector was said to have asked "you told us there was a gun where is it ?" to which the reply went " you told me you had no officers spare funny that isnt it "
That's the way to do it!