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VIDEO: Need a Laugh?

VIDEO: Need a Laugh?

There have been arrests (or, in this case, apprehensions) caught on video that have almost been too funny to be believed. One of the more memorable ones was from the show COPS, which featured a cop trying to keep it together while arresting an incredibly acrobatic little person on the Las Vegas strip. In this video,

Secure the Pool!

Via Yahoo! Sports: The Los Angeles Dodgers managed to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks to advance to the National League Championship Series, but they weren’t allowed the beat the Arizona heat.   The Dodgers were barred from entering the pool at Chase Field following Monday’s 3-1 win over the Diamondbacks in Game 3 of the National

Fake Spokesman Arrested

Via Ars Technica: A Miami Beach man is facing criminal charges after he created a parody account purporting to be Ernesto Rodriguez, a spokesman for the Miami Beach Police Department. The defendant, Ernesto Orsetti, is charged with impersonating a law enforcement officer, a third-degree felony, according to a press release posted by the Miami New

VIDEO: Stealing Cops’ Guns

The issue of police weaponry being stolen, sold, and winding up in the hands of criminals, is a troubling national phenomenon. The problem is especially bad in North Carolina. Via WECT Channel 6 News: WINNABOW, NC — An M4 fully automatic rifle and other government-owned law enforcement equipment was stolen during a car break-in.   According

Boob Tube Training

Via The Washington Post: An American infantry officer in Afghanistan was tasked with training indigenous police. Lacking any law enforcement experience, he looked to TV shows like “Cops” and “NCIS” to fill in the gaps.   A helicopter pilot was pulled from the cockpit and given the same assignment.   John Sopko, the special inspector

Hot Cops Challenge

Via the Knoxville News Sentinel: Yo, Gainesville: We have hunky cops too.   The Gainesville Police Department inadvertently caused a stir with admirers earlier this week as some of the photographs the department posted on Facebook of officers dealing with the aftermath of Hurricane Irma caught more than a little attention.   One photograph in

Marry Me, Officers!

Via NewsChannel A selfie posted to the Facebook of the Gainesville Police Department in Florida Sunday went viral after attracting flirtatious comments.   Captioned “Officers Nordman, Hamill and Rengering … part of the night crew getting ready to do some work,” the selfie of three officers had over 80,000 likes and 66,000 shares as

Cop Flag Flap

Via PORTLAND, Ore. – The removal of a thin blue line flag from a room in the Multnomah County courthouse has sparked some outrage on social media.   The issue first came to light on Tuesday when the Oregon Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 7 posted on Facebook that Multnomah County Sheriff Mike Reese

He’s Scared, She Ain’t

Via Raw Story: In wake of the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, one North Carolina woman was inspired to speak out against someone flying a Nazi flag she saw in Mount Holly in Gaston County.   Page Braswell told The News & Observer that she couldn’t remain silent after seeing the violence in Virginia. She didn’t

VIDEO: Reeves at the Range

There are a couple of things about Keanu Reeves that set him apart. One is the fact that the man doesn’t seem to age—at least not like most humans. The other thing is the guy’s dead serious when it comes to preparation for roles like John Wick. Whether it’s hand-to-hand or firearms training to get