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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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October 22, 2014
Bank robber who bummed cigarette mid-escape gets 10 years

Bank robber who bummed cigarette mid-escape gets 10 years

Encounter helped police identify 38-year-old Paul Carman as the man who committed the crime - Full Story
October 21, 2014

Video: Police pursue horse through streets of Manhattan

Cell phone video captured a bizarre pursuit Sunday of a horse that broke free of its carriage driver - Full Story
October 21, 2014
Minn. man lands in jail after giving cop double 'wet Willy'

Minn. man lands in jail after giving cop double 'wet Willy'

Man was getting on the "drunk bus" after bars had closed when he licked a finger on each hand and stuck them into the ears of a police sergeant - Full Story
October 20, 2014

Woman saved from Calif. chimney, then arrested

Woman was arrested on suspicion of illegal entry and giving false information to polic - Full Story
October 20, 2014

Man steals LAFD ambulance sent to help him, pursuit ensues

A man being treated by paramedics stole an ambulance and led police on a pursuit that ended in a traffic collision, sending two women to the hospital - Full Story
October 19, 2014

Police: Drunk woman arrested, mistook jail for bar

A 39-year-old woman mistook the Van Buren County jail for the bar where she was trying to pick up her boyfriend - Full Story
October 16, 2014

Tenn. woman sent to jail over overgrown yard

Woman who fell behind on her yard work was cited by code enforcers and has served a stint in jail over her overgrown yard - Full Story
October 16, 2014

Ex-gang member turned rabbi accused of impersonating police

Avorham Gross, formerly known as Latin Kings member Roberto Eddy Santos, faces dozens of charges - Full Story
October 14, 2014

Ind. minors show up drunk to bail out friend, arrested

After explaining why it wasn’t wise to go to a police station drunk, officers arrested the men and took them into the jail - Full Story
October 14, 2014

Police: Drunken Santa zombie enters Minn. home

21-year-old man entered the home drunk and dressed as a Santa Claus zombie, terrifying a 16-year-old girl who locked herself in a bathroom - Full Story



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