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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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Ex-cop drinks 72 cups of coffee a day

By Micah Mertes The Lincoln Journal Star LINCOLN, Neb. — The 52-year-old veteran and ex-cop with... - Full Story


Calif. cop moonlights as voice actor

By Justin Berton The San Francisco Chronicle Listen to Officer Brian Sommer's work SAN LEANDRO —... - Full Story


Mich. man gets DUI on mower in snowstorm

By The Associated Press ADRIAN, Mich. — A man was charged with drunken driving after going through... - Full Story


Fla. felon makes fake 911 call, gets arrested

By David Ovalle The Miami Herald MIAMI BEACH, Fla. — Claiming to possess vital information for... - Full Story


The connection between mustaches and LEOs endures

By Lauren Gregory The Chattanooga Times Free Press CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — To most people, mustaches... - Full Story


Twin Ohio officers make criminals look twice

"The Shoulders brothers are a dying breed of policeman. They come to work every day and have a blast... - Full Story


Inmate tries to hire Ill. officer as hitman

By Annie Sweeney The Chicago Sun-Times COOK COUNTY, Ill. — Cook County authorities this month interrupted... - Full Story


Ga. bank robber nabbed while waiting for getaway bus

By Marcus K. Garner The Atlanta Journal-Constitution DeKALD, Ga. — The bank heist went badly enough.... - Full Story


Posing as girl, retired Mo. chief nabs prey

By The Associated Press DIAMOND, Mo. — No one will ever confuse Jim Murray with a teenager. His... - Full Story


Maine officer gets big surprise after escort

By The Associated Press YORK, Maine — A police officer agreed to escort a car containing a pregnant... - Full Story

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