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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

Missed TV show provokes prison riot

Inmates vent their anger after they are sent to bed early.

Force's 'birthday surprise' for wanted man

Surrey Police turns the age-old wanted poster on its head and issues a birthday message for a man wanted on recall to prison.

Blues and ooze: Officer's careers down the drain

Three ex-officers have formed a water company's crack team that investigates the improper disposal of oil and grease.

Woman 'called 999 over lonely goose'

Control room operatives told that bird "had lost its friends".

Police 'force drivers to stare at headlights'

Motorists who dazzle fellow roads users are being given a taste of their own medicine.

Police triumphant in chase with giant tortoise

In the events leading up to the tortoise's visit to custody, the force decided that the use of handcuffs was "not practical".

Toddler sparks White House security lockdown

Police and Secret Service officers act after youngster trips alarm.

Ranked: The top 10 most pointless 999 calls

From TV repairs to football scores - Ian Weinfass looks at some of the most frivolous attempts at getting police help.