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Bizarre Beat

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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September 03, 2014

Calif. armed robber leads police pursuit in wheelchair

The man pulled a gun when he was approached by a civilian who caught him stealing from Kmart - Full Story
September 03, 2014
Fla. prosecutor's 'crackhead' insults get murder conviction tossed

Fla. prosecutor's 'crackhead' insults get murder conviction tossed

Comments from the prosecution led an appeal panel to overturn a murder conviction - Full Story
September 01, 2014

Police: Utah suspect swallows stolen ring

Police say an X-ray clearly showed the ring inside the stomach of 25-year-old Christina Schlegel - Full Story
August 28, 2014

Human skull donated to Texas Goodwill

Police are scratching their heads trying to work out who donated a human skull to a thrift store in Austin - Full Story
August 26, 2014
Naked Ore. man attacks cars, cop in rampage at hemp fest

Naked Ore. man attacks cars, cop in rampage at hemp fest

It took multiple officers to take down the 6’3”, 250-pound man - Full Story
August 26, 2014

'Purge' hoax forces Calif. police to quash rumors

Sheriff's office has assigned a handful of deputies including a sergeant and a senior deputy to look into it - Full Story
August 26, 2014

Ky. inmate ODs on methadone-soaked underwear

A murder investigation is underway after an inmate reportedly died following an incident involving methadone-soaked underwear - Full Story
August 25, 2014

Fugitive arrested after 'ice bucket challenge' reveals location

Man — wanted for violating terms of his parole — posted to Facebook a video of his try at the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge - Full Story
August 25, 2014

Cops called after fliers fight over seat recline

The fight started on the flight because one passenger was using the Knee Defender, a gadget that attaches to a passenger's tray table and prevents the person in front of them from reclining - Full Story
August 24, 2014

Wash. woman tackles man fleeing police, then taunts him

A 40-year-old woman tackled a 20-year-old man fleeing from police in Washington state, then taunted him about being taken down by a grandmother - Full Story

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