Fun Stuff

Probably one of the most important qualities of a police officer is a sense of humour... here you'll find a few bits and pieces of police-related humour I've found on my travels through the internet!

Please use the links to the left to explore some of the lighter side of policing, both as a special, and as a regular. There is plenty to chuckle at and heaven knows there are times when we all need something to put a smile on our faces.

Latest Quirky News

Gold medal recovered after televised appeal

A Royal Mail delivery driver found heptathlete Kelly Sotherton's sporting award in a post box after a police appeal on Crimewatch.

We're not kidding: Bleating mistaken for distress calls

NPAS base see the funny side as a concerned person reports noisy goats.

Tasered pig 'not the same' after incident

The less-lethal weapon was deployed three times and, despite surviving, the animal was left shaken by the incident.

Thief knocks himself out in car theft attempt

Man is knocked out after a botched attempt at stealing a Mercedes and then blames the owner when he comes round.

Embarrassing way to celebrate fall in violent crime

Force scraps image which appeared to show an officer striking a man's elbow with a baton.

Thief used stolen chequebooks to buy cars

Raza Rafiq was busted after he bought vehicles using cheques he had stolen in burglaries – and then insured them to his home address.

The 10 most annoying things about policing

Here are the ten most things that officers say makes them want to scream and shout.

Officer reports stolen car, then realises it's his

Embarrassing confusion over unmarked police car parked in street where suspect lived.