40 Interesting Police Facts. - Random Facts

Published : 2014-12-21 (over 3 years Ago) - Last updated over 2 years Ago

40 Interesting police facts

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1. The Dubai police fleet includes a Lamborghini, Ferrari and Bentley. According to them, expensive and fast cars allow the...
2. Make friends with three people: a law student, a police officer, and a bartender.
3. A 14 year old boy dressed as a police officer, snuck into a Chicago Police station & actually went out on patrol with another police officer
4. In the US, black teenage boys are 21 times more likely to be killed by police than their white peers, according to a study.
5. Baltimore has paid out “almost $6 million in police brutality settlements over the course of a few years.
6. Chinese police increasingly use geese instead of police dogs because of their aggressiveness and superior vision.
7. In 2008, two U.S. towns approved a nonbinding measure requiring local police officers to arrest President Bush and VP Dick Cheney on sight.
8. Bangkok police arrested a 48 yr old man who broke into homes and stole panties since the last 30 yrs. 11, 000 panties were found in his home.
9. Apple has a "secret police" called the Worldwide Loyalty Team that makes sure no employees leak something.
10. Police cited a man in Ohio for warning motorists with his sign that read Check point ahead! Turn now!
11. In the US, people can be rejected from joining the police force if they are too intelligent.
12. U.S. police killed more people in March, 2015, than the entire UK police have killed since 1900.
13. An inmate once escaped prison, once out, he began posting photos of himself mocking the police on Facebook which led police straight to him.
14. IP addresses linked to the New York Police Department have been used to sanitize Wikipedia entries about cases of police brutality.
15. For the past three years, Ohio police have been on the lookout for a serial pooper who has pooped on at least 19 cars.
16. In America, there are approximately 270 million firearms possessed by civilians, and only less than a million carried by police.
17. In Thailand, police officers who are caught breaking minor laws are forced to wear Hello Kitty armbands for a few days.
18. In New York City, police statistics show that approximately 1, 600 people are bitten by other humans every year.
19. A recent survey showed that 4 out of 5 police officers use social media for investigative purposes.
20. It took 11 hours for Seattle police to subdue a man who was standing in an open parking lot and armed with just a samurai sword.
21. 420 is not actually the police number for marijuana, the reference came from smokers meeting at 420 to get high.
22. Civilian deaths caused by police are 30, 000% more likely to occur in the U.S. than the U.K.
23. "Police police police police police police police police" is an actual sentence, since "police" is both a noun and a verb.
24. In the US, black people account for 42 percent of people killed by police who were not attacking when killed.
25. A man named Thomas Earl was once fired, mauled by a bear, and shot by the police in the same day.
26. Police in India get paid for having moustaches.
27. Police had a warrant to search for drugs in an apartment, found the drugs, and then realized they were in the wrong apartment.
28. Police dogs are trained to react to commands in a foreign language; commonly German but more recently Hungarian.
29. Studies have shown that the ethnicity of a suspect can affect the speed with which a police officer decides to shoot.
30. You are considered eight times more likely to be killed by a police officer than a terrorist
31. The Dubai police fleet includes a Lamborghini, Ferrari and Bentley. This is to allow them to catch speeders who can outrun other cars.
32. Police officers in the U.S. are legally allowed to use lethal force if the suspect is going to kill them or innocent people.
33. Wisconsin is the only state requiring external investigations of police involved deaths.
34. In the state of California, you need more hours to become a Barber than a Police officer.
35. In 2009, Nigerian Police arrested a goat on suspicion of attempted armed robbery
36. Paul Boyd, the creator of "Ed, Edd, and Eddy, " was shot in the head by a Vancouver police officer.
37. Thai police officers must wear a pink Hello Kitty armband when they are late, litter, or misbehave in some other way.
38. In 1895 Hampshire police handed out the first ever speeding ticket, fining a man for doing 6mph.
39. The American Automobile Association was founded for the sole purpose of warning motorists of police speed traps.
40. The American Automobile Association was founded for the sole purpose of warning motorists of police speed traps.
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