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Bizarre Beat

The Bizarre Beat topic gives police officers a place to get news articles of the weird, including the naked protesters, drunks in clown costumes, and all other oddball encounters cops have on the street on a daily basis. The job is deadly serious, but there are dozens of calls for service that leave the responding officers shaking their heads and laughing as they get back into their squads.
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March 09, 2007

Cop impersonator finds there's nothing like the real thing

By Holly Yan The Dallas Morning News Impersonating a cop is a bad idea--especially if the person you're... - Full Story
February 26, 2007

'Animal house' gets raided by Texas police

By Lauren D'Avolio The Dallas Morning News PLANO — Bobby Crawford Jr. just wants his monkey back. The... - Full Story
February 23, 2007

N.Y. police warn men about 200-lb. "Hugging Bandit"

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- She's a 200-pound-plus hugging machine, but her affection... - Full Story
February 16, 2007

In Colo. fugitive sting, cops say "you're mine'' with flowers

By Kirk Mitchell Denver Post Northglenn - The man who answered the door was astonished, then elated that... - Full Story
February 08, 2007

Utah man fleeing from officer hides in office, feigns work

Deseret Morning News TAYLORSVILLE -- A fleeing man who thought he could pull a fast one on a pursuing... - Full Story
February 01, 2007

Wash. police write $2,000 worth of tickets to owner of rampaging cattle

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS GRANITE FALLS, Wash. -- The police are tired. A cattleman is in trouble. Residents... - Full Story
January 30, 2007

Ohio cops use TASER on greased, naked student in school cafeteria

Editor's Note: If you find yourself facing a naked suspect, remember that you are quite possibly dealing... - Full Story
January 29, 2007

W.Va. man flips off sheriff, crashes car

UPI CHARLESTON, W.Va.- A West Virginia motorist flipped the bird to the Kanawha County sheriff, promptly... - Full Story
January 18, 2007

Fourth-grader leads Wash. police on 90-mph pursuit

The Associated Press See Related Video A 9-year-old boy with a history of stealing cars and running away... - Full Story
January 16, 2007

Retired S.C. chief gets postcard postmarked in 1949

The Associated Press CHARLESTON, S.C.- A retired police chief who made a career out of solving crimes... - Full Story

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