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.
CCTV footage of a burglar creeping around a 68-year-old woman's house as she sleeps in an armchair in front of her TV. Police installed the camera after multiple robberies occurred at the woman's house throughout the year.
I’ve come to befriend a few really funny law enforcers. One of them is Mike "Cookie" Crawford, who now uses his razor-sharp wit to raise money for the families of officers killed in the line of duty. He also emails me some great jokes. - Full Story
Firsthand experience is by far the best learning tool available to a young patrol officer. In a cop's world, experience is closely aligned with the word 'experiment' and it's the experiments that often make the job as a cop downright amusing. - Full Story
The latest incident in what seems to be a growing trend of citizens donning superhero outfits and trying to fight crime had a trio of teenagers arrested. Dressed as Batman and the Flash, they pretended to be young girls online and set up meetings with potential sexual predators. - Full Story
We've put together a collection of some articles in which our columnists look at law enforcement through a humorous lens. We've also thrown in some news that's just plain weird - and that for some reason, usually involves naked people. - Full Story