This is an autobiography of PC Stephen Challis and details his service in the Hampshire Constabulary of the United Kingdom at the end of the 20th Century. This was a time of great challenges in the UK. The Falklands War and The Miners strike both had a great impact on British society. Steve served in several cities and divisions from 1974 to 1995. He served as a Rural cycle beat officer and a foot and panda driver . He served his full 21 years a a Constable. The work was interesting, varied ,humorous sometimes dangerous. Just an Ordinary Copper is just that ,a story of an ordinary police officer.