2 Oct 2015

Britain's funniest police officer

From Nine To Noon, 9:40 am on 2 October 2015
Sergeant Colin Taylor - Scilly Isles police

Sergeant Colin Taylor Photo: supplied

The mystery of the fried egg, the forgotten shoes, and taking orders from a cat. All in a days work for the Scilly Isles Police team.

The isles of Scilly are an archipeligo 45 kilometres off the coast of Cornwall, with just over 2-thousand residents. Thanks to Sergeant Colin Taylor's amusing blog postings about life and work on the islands, the Scilly Island police force has gained a worldwide following.


Their Facebook page has almost 50 thousand followers thanks to posts like this recent job ad:

Isles of Scilly Facebook job ad

Isles of Scilly Facebook job ad Photo: Isles of Scilly Police

Colin Taylor regularly updates the community about the cases the team is working on.

Isles of Scilly Facebook post

Isles of Scilly Facebook post Photo: Isles of Scilly Police

Sergeant Taylor describes the job as "Like Heartbeat but less frenetic. Policing is like this everywhere but not everywhere is Scilly"

He spoke to Kathryn Ryan on Nine to Noon

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