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Cops Sort Of Pretend To Be Homeless, Give Out Many Very Real Tickets 

Can you say a cop is ‘undercover’ when they’re holding a sign announcing exactly who they are and what they’re doing? Maybe, if the sign is scrawled on cardboard, the officers are out of uniform, standing by an off-ramp, and everyone’s brain is conditioned to read people like that as homeless? The San Bernadino Police… » 7/24/15 9:00pm 7/24/15 9:00pm

The FBI's Secret Air Force Is Watching Us

This might come as a shock: The FBI has a secret air force of sorts that’s recently been buzzing over Baltimore. Or maybe it’s not a shock at all. The FBI’s been using aircraft for decades. These new planes, however, use surveillance equipment designed for warfare and capable of tracking innocent citizens. That’s bad. » 5/07/15 3:52pm 5/07/15 3:52pm

How To Drive An Illegal-Ass Car For Years Without Getting Busted

So, maybe your car isn't necessarily legal to drive. You've got expired tags, an expired inspection sticker, and even an expired property tax sticker. Maybe it's been that way for more than a year. And considering your daily commute is an hour each way, in traffic, on major highways, you can practically feel the cops… » 4/06/15 2:59pm 4/06/15 2:59pm

An Anonymous Cop Is Here to Answer All Your Questions About the Police

Police officers turn up a lot in Gawker stories, but unless they’re a department commissioner giving a press conference or a union leader loudly berating a public official, it’s rare that they actually have a voice. What does the average beat cop think about Darren Wilson or Daniel Pantaleo? What is he looking for… » 3/17/15 12:14pm 3/17/15 12:14pm

Loose Llama Lassoed From A Moving Pickup Truck, Already An Ad

Citizens and police of Sun City, Arizona banded together today to chase a pair of runaway llamas. One was caught by folks on foot, other had to be wrangled by some cowboys slinging a lasso from the back of an old Dodge. Best moment on TV today, which Chrysler was impressively quick to leverage. » 2/28/15 9:04am 2/28/15 9:04am

Dude Busted For Recklessly Driving His Amazing Gas-Powered Beer Cooler

A 26-year-old hero was given a stern talking-to for driving this righteous motorized cooler around a mall parking lot. Later on, cops caught him again whipping the thing around city streets and charged him with "driving unlicensed, and driving an unregistered and uninsured vehicle." » 1/11/15 9:05am 1/11/15 9:05am

Connecticut Cops Delivered Christmas Toys In This $250,000 War Machine

On Christmas Day the police department of Manchester, Connecticut roamed the streets in their eight-ton armored personnel carrier decked out in Christmas lights bearing gifts to needy kids. Cute community outreach initiative or subtle "scare 'em straight" operation? » 12/27/14 10:50am 12/27/14 10:50am