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'Burglar' falls asleep on the job

Suspect dozes off - and is promptly arrested after being found next to a bag of jewellery. • A suspected burglar faces charges after being found asleep next to a bag of stolen jewellery in a stranger's home. Dion Davis (29) was found sprawled out on the bed after allegedly breaking into the property in Nokomis, Florida. Accordin

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Man arrested after pocket-dialling 911

Man arrested after pocket-dialling 911

Accidental call on mobile phone lands suspect with some hard questions. • Police in Tennessee say they have arrested a man on a drug charge after he pocket-dialled 911 and dispatchers heard him talking about going to a drug dealer's house. Dispatchers were able to trace the location of the call to a Mexican restaurant where the ca

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Force teleports call box to hi-tech training facility

Force teleports call box to hi-tech training facility

West Yorkshire Police's Carr Gate centre has taken delivery of a 1920's 'Tardis' that will serve as a reminder of the advances made in policing technology. • An 80-year-old police call box, akin to the one used by fictional timelord Doctor Who to travel across time, has been transported across Wakefield to the other to West Yorkshire Police

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Wanted man collides with officer

Wanted man collides with officer

A man with an outstanding warrant for a driving offence, made the unfortunate mistake of crashing into the back of a detectives car. • Police officers in the US made what they described as the "easiest, but most painful arrest" when a wanted man unsuspectedly collided into the back of a police car. Driving a gold coloured car, t

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Drink laws enforced at wheelbarrow carnival

Drink laws enforced at wheelbarrow carnival

Competitors forced to be sober for the first time in 33 years, say reports. • New licensing laws mean competitors in the Pewsey Carnival wheelbarrow race will be sober for the first time in 33 years. Organisers of the annual three-legged 'wine race' and 'wheelberro' races at the Wiltshere festival have brought in the unpopu

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