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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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Calif. men try to page dealer, accidently call police instead

Inland Valley Daily Bulletin POMONA, Calif. — A pair of Pomona men trying to score drugs instead scored... - Full Story


W.Va. police flush out suspect hiding in Port-A-Potty

The Associated Press MOUNDSVILLE, W.Va. — Police looking for a purse snatcher were able to flush the... - Full Story


Calif. man loses artificial leg during police chase

By Mark Petix Whittier Daily News POMONA, Calif. — Police say Gregory Daniels was nimble enough to help... - Full Story


Drug arrest involving plush bunny gives new meaning to 'Easter grass'

The Associated Press EAST HARTFORD, Conn. — Officers who pulled a man over for running a red light found... - Full Story


Colo. deputies uncover buried horse remains

Mike Peters Greeley Tribune PLATTEVILLE, Colo. — Looking for the buried body of a horse Monday in an... - Full Story


Skydiver arrested for mooning Fla. cop

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS DELAND, Fla. - A visiting Norwegian skydiver was arrested after exposing his... - Full Story


Chicago cop poses as drunk to catch robbers

By Frank Main The Chicago Sun-Times CHICAGO — You could have lit a fire with the booze wafting from Sgt.... - Full Story


Okla. woman mistakenly calls cop for drugs

The Associated Press COLBERT, Okla. — A woman looking for a cocaine dealer called a number on her son's... - Full Story


Conn. man out to change ski masks' image

The Associated Press WINSTED, Conn. (AP) -- Bank robbers, terrorists and prowlers have given ski masks... - Full Story


Cop impersonator finds there's nothing like the real thing

By Holly Yan The Dallas Morning News Impersonating a cop is a bad idea--especially if the person you're... - Full Story

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