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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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April 17, 2014

Video: Judge tells killer 'I hope you die in prison'

The judge was disgusted by the woman's smirks and snickering during her sentencing for the death of her boyfriend - Full Story
April 17, 2014
Mont. suspect licks officer's eye during arrest

Mont. suspect licks officer's eye during arrest

Police say when officers tried to put suspect in a patrol car; he licked one of their eyes - Full Story
April 16, 2014

Cop goes undercover as Amish woman to catch Pa. flasher

A male police officer spent much of December and January dressed as an Amish woman in hopes of scaring off a man suspected of exposing himself to children - Full Story
April 16, 2014

Police: Missing Neb. toddler found stuck inside claw machine

Authorities say a toddler has been reunited with his mother after employees found him playing inside a claw crane machine - Full Story
April 14, 2014

Receptionist laughs robber with 'finger gun' out of salon

A Baltimore man was arrested Wednesday after trying to rob an Annapolis hair salon and being laughed out of the place - Full Story
April 14, 2014
49ers linebacker arrested for bomb threat at LAX

49ers linebacker arrested for bomb threat at LAX

San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith was arrested Sunday after authorities said he became belligerent and threatened that he had a bomb - Full Story
April 11, 2014

Hawaii cop helps wife deliver their baby in squad car

Officer Mario Ochoa, who is assigned to the Kona Patrol, was driving his wife Ryan to the hospital when she said the baby was coming - Full Story
April 09, 2014
Police: Burglary suspects pocket-dial 911, discuss crime

Police: Burglary suspects pocket-dial 911, discuss crime

Two Minnesota burglary suspects are arrested after police say one of them accidentally called 911 and left the line open as the pair discussed the crime - Full Story
April 08, 2014

Ky. suspect injures himself during break-in, calls 911

Police in Louisville, Ky., say a man called 911 after falling from a ladder and breaking his leg in the middle of a home break-in - Full Story
April 07, 2014

Police: Mass. home intruder turns out to be a duck

A North Reading woman called police Saturday from her upstairs bedroom to report that she heard loud banging noises downstairs - Full Story

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