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Officers detain a rogue pig roaming around the city

This little piggy didn't stay at home... • After 24 hours out on the town and munching on too many apples opposite the local watering hole, a rogue pig has been detained by Gloucestershire police officers. Its late night antics were first spotted on CCTV and an appeal by the force on social media began to help trace the owners of the porker

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Green-fingered officers leave polite note...

Green-fingered officers leave polite note...

We don't think they should wait by the phone for them to call... • Bobbies all across the country are well-known for having a good sense of humour - and this tweet just proves the point. On Friday, our officers dug up a cannabis plantation in Oxford, following a tip off

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Wanted man tries to avoid arrest by badly hiding under a bed

Wanted man tries to avoid arrest by badly hiding under a bed

West Yorks Police: "You will not be surprised to find out that yes we did find him - he will not be winning any awards for hide and seek champion soon". • West Yorkshire Police officers were dispatched to an address to arrest a burglary suspect - and didn't have to look too far to find him.  They entered the house in Calderdale

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Dubai Police unveil world's first self-driving, criminal-catching car

Dubai Police unveil world's first self-driving, criminal-catching car

The robotic vehicles will be equipped with software that can scan for wanted criminals and those suspected of breaking laws. • Dubai is the home of the world’s tallest building, the world’s first flying taxis and now self-driving miniature police cars (the world’s first) are expected to hit the streets by the end of the year

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Runaway who told police to exercise found cowering in cupboard

Runaway who told police to exercise found cowering in cupboard

'Maybe he was looking for Narnia' officers suggest. • A cocky criminal got his comeuppance at the weekend after taunting the force that was searching for him on Facebook. Connor Halliwell, 24, was wanted by Lancashire Constabulary for recall to prison. After he initially escaped an attempt to apprehend him, he took to

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