Brave cops honoured for saving pregnant woman stabbed in neck by violent partner
Brave police officers who saved a heavily-pregnant woman stabbed in the neck by her unborn babies’ violent dad have been honoured. Constables Paul Stather, Sarah Hay, Ashleigh Archer and Andrew Gillies were hailed at the Scottish Police Federation bravery awards in Edinburgh last night. Neighbours dialled 999 after hearing a woman’s screams coming from a flat in Glenrothes on February 23. The officers kicked the door in to find brute Stephen Ramsay straddling partner Lisa Donaldson and throttling her after knifing her multiple times.
Oban officers honoured at police bravery awards for saving man’s life
Constables Shaun Conway, 27, and Scott Deakin, 31, were called to reports of a man stabbing himself in the neck at a property in Oban, Argyll, on March 3. When they arrived, they found the heavily armed man threatening to throw himself out of a third floor flat window. As he tried to jump, they grabbed hold of him and saved his life. The Cabinet Secretary for Justice, Humza Yousaf MSP, said: “These awards are an important way to commend the actions of officers who have gone above and beyond the call of duty. Each incident is an example of the professionalism and dedication I see throughout Police Scotland.
Video: Dundee police officers restrain drunk man who had meat cleaver and lead pipe
A pair of Dundee police officers who attempted to subdue a drunk man armed with a lead pipe and meat cleaver have been honoured. Constables Lee Ford-Logie and Shauni Morris were called to McDonald Street in the Hilltown on June 30 last year after Josh Bray was spotted on CCTV, wielding a lead pipe. Video of the pair talking about the incident is above this story.