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Good Guy Cop Pranks People By Pulling Them Over To Give Them $100

There are few things that make your stomach drop faster than seeing a police car siren in your rearview mirror. Those flashing lights almost always mean you’re in for a reaming, a possible court date or a hefty fine… unless the cop pulling you over is actually pranking you by giving you $100 for obeying the law.


US Police Keep Borrowing Border Patrol Drones For Domestic Surveillance

Generally speaking, domestic drone surveillance is a big no-no. Nevertheless local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies are finding a way to do it by borrowing drones from US Customs and Border Protection. And, according to a recent FOIA request, it’s happening more and more.


It's Insanely Cheap For US Police To Track Mobile Phones

At this point, nobody’s surprised to hear that US authorities can track mobile phones. But what you might not realise is just how easy and how incredibly cheap it is.


US Police Hilariously Pose Online As Punk Rockers

A recent city noise control ordinance in Boston has cops cracking down on roving rock shows that don’t take place in formal venues. So they’re posing as punk rockers online to sniff out concert locations so they shut them down more easily. Only problem is their police work reads like an out of touch parent trying to talk to a teen about that new fangled rock and/or roll.


US Guy Pays Red Light Camera Ticket With 137 Dollar Bills Folded Into Origami Pigs

Everybody hates getting a ticket, so what better way to take the edge off than delivering payment in an inconvenient, quirky way? That’ll really show those cops who’s boss!


Police In The US Now Using Minority Report Technology To Fight Bad Guys

It’s not all the way sophisticated like the precogs of Minority Report, but the San Francisco Police Department has left its no-internet, no-email days behind and upgraded to a much more sophisticated system that’ll help nab more criminals.


Busted! Aussie Cops Phone It In

Ello ello, what do we have here then? Seems the boys in blue misplaced their Bluetooth. Don’t we have laws about this sort of thing?


You Can't Run From The Cop Car Of The Future

Aussie Aussie Aussie! Apparently the Chevrolet Caprice Police Patrol Vehicle (PPV) you see here is imported to the States from Australia — you may know it as the Holden Statesman. Police cars of the very near future will be smart to the point of being scary. Equipped with eight cameras, voice commands, incredibly intelligent software and LTE radios, you’re not going to get away with a damn thing.


Creepy Doll Makes UK Cops Destroy A Car

You’re a police officer. You’ve just gotten a call that a baby’s trapped in a hot locked car. The only reasonable thing to do is the break in to save the baby’s life, right? Except when it’s a doll. Embarrassing!


Victoria Police and Twitter 1, Soccer Hooligans 0

So Melbourne Victory played a friendly against Celtic FC on Wednesday night. And as they’ve been known to do at big events like the AFL finals, the Victorian Cops were nice enough to tweet the score. And by score, I mean, a fun commentary on how many drunks they’d booted from the ground. Here’s the timeline: