Tag: Cops

Watch This Preteen Go on High-Speed Chase After Mom Takes Away Video Games

Screenshot from YouTube and GTA V. This article originally appeared on VICE Canada. After a mother took away her 11-year-old son’s video game system, the little chap decided to go for a drive. On Sunday night in Cleveland, a mother and son had a fight that resulted in her taking […]

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French spy used darknet to sell access to national mass-surveillance databases

A cop working for the Direction Générale de la Sécurité Intérieure (the French national domestic surveillance agency) used the darknet marketplace Black Hand to sell access to France’s prodigious national surveillance apparatus to criminals: give him a phone number and he’d track its location; give him a name and he’d tell you whether that […]

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Cops Are Investigating a Hallucinogenic Desert Toad Heist

Photo (L) via Spur Cross Ranch Conservation area and (R) via VICELAND. After sundown on Friday night, a band of thieves allegedly snuck into a conservation area in the Arizona desert with flashlights and grocery bags, and started hunting. According to the Spur Cross Ranch Conservation Area, they’d come there to steal Sonoran Desert toads—innocent-looking […]

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Superintendent Resigns After Allegedly Pooping on High School Track Daily

Back in May, a high school in New Jersey got to the bottom of why human turds were showing up on its track “on a daily basis,” discovering that—in a twist like something out of a weird, poop-themed Dan Brown novel—the alleged culprit was the superintendent of a neighboring school district. Now, almost three months […]

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Rookie cops arrested, fired after attacking U.S. citizen: ‘He asked me if I was American’

Law enforcement sources familiar with the rookie officers’ version of the incident offered a different narrative, saying the fight began when one of the officers noticed a man wearing military garb and asked the man whether he had a service record. The sources said the officers eventually left the bar believing the matter was settled, […]

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#FlagrantFreddy: White Man Calls Police After Hard Foul in Pickup Basketball Game

Photo: iStock In what might be the most egregious display of Trump’s American punkishness, which includes calling the cops on people doing the most to live their best lives, cops in Virginia were actually called by a grown, white man after another player reportedly knocked him to the floor with an “aggressive screen.” The man […]

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Bodycam footage shows Georgia cops used a coin toss to decide a speeding driver’s fate

This is what dirty cops look like. Most people have probably flipped a coin to make an insignificant decision—whether to order pizza or Chinese food for dinner, perhaps—but for Georgia hairstylist Sarah Webb, a coin toss was the only reason she ended up in handcuffs. It all started on April 7, when Webb blew by […]

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Dash cam footage shows Ohio cop’s blatant abuses of power against daughter’s boyfriend and friends

The just-released clip begins with Kovach lying in wait on a tree-lined street. It’s known now that he was waiting for Makai Coleman, 18, to drive by. As soon as he does, Kovach pulls him over, neglecting to radio the stop in to dispatch. Kovach immediately approaches the car’s passenger side, trying one of the doors before walking […]

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After attorneys uncover racial profiling, charges dropped in almost 50 Minneapolis marijuana stings

“I’m not saying we did anything wrong, you see…I’m just saying that we’re gonna stop doing what we were doing, which, again, I’m still not saying was actually wrong. Next question?” In a fascinating case of addressing impact rather than intention, district attorney in Minneapolis have dismissed felony marijuana charges against 47 people, 46 of whom […]

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