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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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June 14, 2007

Package raises a stink at D.C. post office

The Associated Press WASHINGTON D.C. — A foul-smelling package that led to the evacuation of a post office... - Full Story
June 13, 2007

La. security guard arrested for claiming to be cop

The Advocate BAKER, La. — Police arrested a security guard accused of handcuffing two people Sunday while... - Full Story
June 06, 2007

Idaho probation officer resigns after fabricating threats against himself

By Heather Wells, Idaho Falls Post Register REXBURG, Idaho — A Madison County juvenile probation officer... - Full Story
June 06, 2007

Calif. officer on Segway patrol makes car-theft bust

By William Murphy, Newsday LONG BEACH, Calif. — Long Beach police have made their first Segway-assisted... - Full Story
June 04, 2007

Fake N.Y. cop faces 132 years in prison

By Frank Eltman The Associated Press RIVERHEAD, N.Y. — A man previously charged with impersonating a... - Full Story
May 30, 2007

80-pound lizard flees after being shot by police

By The Chicago Tribune CASSELBERRY, Fla. — Police say they're sure they shot a 4-foot-long, 80-pound... - Full Story
May 25, 2007

Prosthetic leg prompts lock down in Wa.

Associated Press BELLINGHAM, Wash. — The woman suspected foul play was afoot. She was half right. Police... - Full Story
May 02, 2007

A speed bump with bite startles Texans

The Star-Ledger SAN ANTONIO, Tex. — All it takes is one illegally parked troublemaker to tie up freeway... - Full Story
April 23, 2007

Incredulous authorities nab out-of-place alligator in N.Y.

The Associated Press HUNTINGTON, N.Y. — Humans weren't the only species basking in the Northeast's warm... - Full Story
April 19, 2007

Stuffed monkey leads Ark. police to drug arrest

The Associated Press FORREST CITY, Ark. - An Arkansas State Police trooper suspected monkey business... - Full Story

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