A teenager fooled an entire school, multiple police officers, and a car dealership that he was the youngest State Representative ever. He was escorted to the school, given a tour, and spoke to the high school students about being involved in politics.
In 2012 a Vermont State Police trooper discovered a pig-shaped spot in a cow in the logo on his patrol car. Inmates at a correctional facility were responsible for printing the decals.
In 2015, the Dutch police caught cannabis growers because their house was the only one in the street without snow on the roof.
Some police departments in the U.S. are starting to create Internet Purchase Exchange Locations so that Craigslist or similar transactions can be conducted in an area with video surveillance and police presence and keep participating parties safe.
Wisconsin Police busted a teen kegger in which the keg was filled with root beer. The party organizer was trying to show that they didn’t need to drink alcohol for a party.
A Michigan Police Officer bought a car seat for a man’s daughter instead of giving him a ticket.
In 2007 the Mexican Army sick of the incompetence and corruption of the Tijuana local police confiscated their weapons and issued them slingshots.
Calgary police returned a woman’s stolen car to her with illegal items from the thieves the police forgot to seize: a gun, knife, lead pipe, crack pipe, a bag of cocaine, and 4 IDs.
Florida police stopped a man 258 times and charged him 62 times with trespassing at his place of employment; he sued the Florida police for violating his civil rights and lost.