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Cops

Tricycle Black Maria

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Served the extra duty of public humiliation of criminal.

Original article here.

Posted By: Paul - Mon Jul 11, 2016 - Comments (3)
Category: Bicycles and Other Human-powered Vehicles, Cops, Crime, Inventions, Nineteenth Century

Which Way Did They Go?


You are out at an Easter egg hunt and you see a police helicopter searching the area. Then you see two men running away, what do you do? These kids knew just what to do. They formed an arrow on the ground to point the police in the right direction. Yes, the cops got the criminals. Great job kids!

Posted By: patty - Sat Apr 02, 2016 - Comments (4)
Category: Communications, Cops, Crime, Children

Can’t Fix Stupid

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Using lights and siren to jump to the front of the fast food drive-thru line is sketchy behaviour as a cop. But when you aren't and an off duty real cop sees you its a felony. Oh and he admitted to the arresting officer that he uses the lights and sirens to beat red lights as well.

Posted By: patty - Sat Apr 04, 2015 - Comments (3)
Category: Annoying Things, Cops, Your Daily Loser, Goofs and Screw-ups

Poopy Trap

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In Vienna, Austria someone set a bucket full of feces to explode when a line was tripped at a spot where police regularly park to watch for speeders. The police officer who tripped it was covered in poo from six and a half feet away. He wasn't injured except perhaps his dignity.

Posted By: patty - Wed Sep 17, 2014 - Comments (9)
Category: Cops, Explosives, Pranks and Revenge, Stupid Criminals, Nausea, Revulsion and Disgust

1930’s SWAT Team

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Fascinating look at at the Minute-Men Cops.

Posted By: Paul - Sat Dec 29, 2012 - Comments (4)
Category: Cops, 1930s

See A Thief, Catch A Thief

I don't know about you but I've been looking for a new job lately and have not had much luck. But I got excited when I saw this article today - a company in Britain is going to start streaming video feeds from surveillance cameras in the hopes that "armchair cops" can help catch thieves in the act. Participants can earn up to $1,000 pounds when offenders are caught. Of course there has been some criticism about the scheme. You can read more about it here.

Posted By: Nethie - Thu Oct 07, 2010 - Comments (6)
Category: Business, Cops, Crime, Government, Jobs and Occupations, Video, More Things To Worry About

Shoplifting 101 - When NOT To Shoplift

In a move that would have fit right into the movie Dumb and Dumber, two young men were caught shoplifting... from a store full of more than sixty uniformed police officers. The annual 'Shop With A Cop' event in Portland marks the beginning of the school year as the officers take dozens of needy children to a local store to purchase school supplies. Store security notified the police that the two men were stuffing their backpacks with items. The men stated "we thought the police would be distracted." You can read more about it here.

Posted By: Nethie - Sat Aug 28, 2010 - Comments (8)
Category: Cops, Crime, Humor, Ineptness, Crudity, Talentlessness, Kitsch, and Bad Art, Stupidity, Your Daily Loser, Goofs and Screw-ups

These Things Don’t Only Happen in Florida

Some people have a dog, or a cat. Others have more exotic pets. But you don't often come across anyone that keeps chickens (unless they plan to eat the suckers at some point). Lauren Steltzer, of Lower Merion, Pennsylvania, not only keeps chickens as pets, but when two of the chickens went missing recently, she put up posters around the neighborhood and updated her Facebook page. Unfortunately, the police in Lower Merion didn't get the message and when a police officer responded to a call for a chicken at large, he did what anyone else would do when confronted with such a ferocious beast... he got a friend to shoot it (with a bow and arrow!). At least the police department admits that they could have shown better judgement. Read the original article here.

Posted By: Nethie - Wed Apr 07, 2010 - Comments (10)
Category: Animals, Cops, Pets, Goofs and Screw-ups

You Better Not Have an Emergency

If you live in Lake County, Colorado, the last thing you want to do is get hurt. Or have your house catch on fire. Why? Because the current Lake County sheriff, Ed Holte, is using the county's emergency services as a political tool. Even going so far as to instruct dispatchers to send sheriff's deputies to all emergency calls first, including medical and fire calls. The situation came to a head when the captain of the fire department, Dan Dailey, was handcuffed and placed in a cell while responding to an emergency medical call. Read the article for more.

Posted By: Nethie - Fri Apr 02, 2010 - Comments (4)
Category: Cops, Government, Politics, Stupidity

Trapped by Boobies

Hemet, California, has traditionally been known as a quiet retirement community. Until now. For whatever reason, someone (or more likely, several someones) has decided that the police are the bad guys and that they should be dealt with. And while we might not approve of what these anonymous folks are doing, you have to admit that they are going to extraordinary measures: a gas line re-routed directly into the police station, a ballistic contraption designed to go off when the gate is opened, and explosive devices attached to police vehicles. Investigators have no idea who might be behind the recent attacks except to point out that the gang enforcement division has been targeted more than any other. Read more about it on Yahoo.

Posted By: Nethie - Fri Mar 19, 2010 - Comments (7)
Category: Cops, Crime, Explosives, Terrorism and Terrorists

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