PoliceOracle.com

 

Latest Off Beat Story

Dog handler pops the question on national television

Fiancé says she thought 'something sneaky was going on'. • Television antiques show Bargain Hunt enjoyed an unexpected dose of romance thanks to a police officer. Contestant Alison Cook, from Newark-on-Trent, Nottinghamshire, got the shock of a lifetime when her partner and team-mate PC Tony Chambers got down on one knee in the

Read More

Latest Cartoon

19/01/18 Laugh at the lighter side of Policing with our daily cartoons.

See today's cartoon

More Off Beat Stories

Driver who splashed pedestrians sparks police hunt

Driver who splashed pedestrians sparks police hunt

Force mocked for investigating trivial matter. • A force has been ridiculed for lodging an appeal in the hope of tracking down a motorist who drove through a puddle and soaked pedestrians. Earlier this month a mother and her two children – one in a pram – were splashed by a passer-by who accelerated through a 20ft puddle c

Read More
Pursuit of dangerous riders ends with a splash

Pursuit of dangerous riders ends with a splash

Blundering bikers fall into river while trying to flee. • Three louts ended their year on a damp note as their attempt to evade West Midlands Police officers ended with them careering into a river. Traffic cops were flagged down at 3pm on New Year's Eve by members of the public reporting a group of more than 20 people riding off-

Read More
Footprints lead to five arrests

Footprints lead to five arrests

The suspects failed to cover their tracks. • Some clues are more difficult to crack than others - but this week a trail of wet footprints led officers straight to a group of suspects. On Monday morning a Land Rover Defender, reported to have been stolen from Hook in Hampshire, failed to stop for Kent Police officers as it traveled down Surr

Read More
Bank robber told staff he was only

Bank robber told staff he was only "joking"

But he tried again at another shop less than ten minutes later. • A robber held up a store in Kent with a hammer but told staff he was joking when they refused to give him any money. Kris Brown,35, of no fixed address, entered the shop in Wrotham Road, 

Read More
See more off beat news »