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So, what does the Reserves do when the come into work? In my station it's always out, never station duties. So, maybe you can all share your experiences for those interested.
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#2
Beat, beat and more beat. Great to have the extra bods a andbd company!!!
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#3
We had a reserve on our unit who used to give out if he wasn't in the car. He was put in station one day and decided he needed to go home early
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#4
Hopefully he stayed home permanently.
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#5
Beats all the time
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#6
Beat mostly but sometimes out in the car
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#7
Lucky enough to have a skipper who doesn't see you as a reserve, treated the same as the other lads on the unit when it comes to the duty roster, so it's Beat, car, van and station
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#8
(30-10-2013, 01:33 PM)story7 Wrote: Lucky enough to have a skipper who doesn't see you as a reserve, treated the same as the other lads on the unit when it comes to the duty roster, so it's Beat, car, van and station
ya it's the same where I am. As there's only 5 on my unit so 6 if you wanna count me. So normally one in the station and one who's on warrants so spends a lot of time inside too, so that leave 3 of us , so spend a lot of time in the car or van. I can count on my hand how many times iv been on the beat.
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#9
Pretty much Beats. Have had my fair share of Station / car / van aswell though. Over the last couple of years more event / traffic stuff has come up also.
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#10
Beats and sometime car/van...prefer being out in the beat though.
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#11
Treated as a full time member where I am.

Depends on the shift, if it's an early then usually station as hatch does be mad between 9-3. Lates usually the beat and if its a Thurs-Sat night then its either car, beat or van.

I don't mind the station now and again. As has been said before, there was a GR on our unit who always felt unwell before refs and headed home when he was assigned station. Strange. Station can be as exciting as outside when theres a prisoner in!
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