In 2017 an off-duty police officer dressed up as Batman was entertaining kids sick with cancer at a hospital. Coincidentally, as he left the hospital he caught and arrested a man who was attempting to steal multiple DVDs, including the Lego Batman Movie.
12-year-old Jessica Maple solved a burglary case after she found clues officers had missed when investigating a robbery at her late great-grandmother’s house. She then tracked missing items to a pawn shop, got the thieves’ picture IDs from the manager, and confronted the burglars herself.
On 2 separate occasions, British police officer Steve Hutton, barked at fleeing criminals to trick them into thinking he had a police dog with him. It worked.
As posted on the (verified) Twitter account of Warwickshire Police on April 3, this gentleman is on the run.
We can confirm that this is real … it’s serious as a woman was victim of a horrible crime. Hopefully the attention will mean we identify the offender/bring him to justice quicker
If you see him, be sure to inform the authorities.
A group of undercover Detroit police posing as drug dealers tried to arrest another group of undercover police posing as drug buyers.
In August 1962, New York City cops began patrolling the streets at night while dressed as women. The idea was to trap would-be muggers.
For a few thousand bucks, Detroit police will give a business higher 911 priority.
This is some Scooby-Doo level police work here.
A Chinese man was almost cremated alive after being beaten by police and left for dead… the cremation process was stopped when a medical worker noticed he was still breathing. He was then taken to a hospital where he was beaten again by the police and arrested.
On New Year’s Eve 2014, 835 of 1000 police officers meant to be on duty in Rome phoned in sick.