cops

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A Parrot Got Detained for Yelling 'Police' to Warn Its Owners About a Drug Raid

"He must've been trained for this."
River Donaghey
4.25.19
amazon

How Amazon Helped Cops Set Up a Package Theft Sting Operation

Internal documents obtained by Motherboard detail the planning of an anti-package theft operation that used fake Amazon boxes rigged with GPS location trackers.
Caroline Haskins
4.11.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Cop Allegedly Came to Work Drunk and Volunteered to Test the Breathalyzer

He apparently blew a 0.08, according to police chief James Craig.
River Donaghey
4.8.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Two Men Allegedly Got Hammered Then Shot Each Other While Wearing Bulletproof Vests

And lied to cops about it.
Mack Lamoureux
4.4.19
Off-Menu

Today's Special: Cops Broke into a Home and Smashed a Child's Birthday Cake for No Reason

Plus, The French Laundry served porcini mushroom soup out of a bong.
Jelisa Castrodale
3.29.19
Munchies

Today's Special: Watch a Woman Drop a 22-Quart Container of Ranch Dressing... Everywhere

Plus, Beto O'Rourke's penchant for leaping onto countertops is worrying coffee shop managers.
Jelisa Castrodale
3.20.19
tv

The Complications of Liking 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' as a Black Man

Television shows about good cops are hard to enjoy when you are used to negative experiences with the justice system.
Funké Joseph
3.5.19
extremism

What We Know About a Portland Cop's Friendly Texts with a Far-Right Leader

Activists are pissed.
Allie Conti
2.15.19
Predictive Policing

Academics Confirm Major Predictive Policing Algorithm is Fundamentally Flawed

PredPol uses an algorithm based on earthquake prediction to “predict crime.” Academics say it’s simplistic and harmful.
Caroline Haskins
2.14.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Bomb Threat Was Actually Just Man Announcing He Had to Drop a Dirty Dump

The Kansas man told two men in a Home Depot bathroom “y’all need to get out of here because I’m fixing to blow it up.”
Mack Lamoureux
2.14.19
immigration

I Was Pulled Off a Bus and Humiliated by US Border Patrol

The author of a viral Twitter thread talks about how his run-in with aggressive law enforcement officers who he says called him an 'illegal.'
Justin Caffier
1.31.19
Fast Food

Bojangles' Employee Fired for Writing V Rude Message in Icing on Cop's Biscuit

The sheriff's deputy's complimentary box of Bo-Berry biscuits included one that said "F U."
Jelisa Castrodale
1.30.19
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