2011 in Review: Top 5 videos of animal incidents


By PoliceOne Staff

From bulls to (fake) tigers to horses, this year several officers had run-ins with four-legged creatures that were caught on video. Here are a few of the top animal encounters.

Wash. police officers chase escaped bull

Cops and cowboys chased a bull that ran through downtown Auburn, Wash., using lassos to capture the animal.

  

Stuffed tiger fools UK cops, sparks panic

Cops scrambled for fear that a wild animal was on the loose in the countryside.

  

Bulldog befriends NYPD horse

If only all Occupy encounters could be as harmonious as this one, featuring a curious dog and a patient horse. While not necessarily an "incident," we felt it was worth including.

  

Police chase horse on highway

Police in Ohio chased down an Arabian horse found weaving in and out of traffic after escaping from a local farm.

  

Fla. cop escorts baby ducks to safety

An officer thought he had come upon a broken-down car, but he realized it was actually a group of baby ducks that was holding up traffic.

  

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