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The Society for Indecency to Naked Animals, 1959
Taco Bells buys the Liberty Bell, 1996
Rachael Ray cooks her family and her dog
The Diaphote, a television hoax, 1880
Pierre Brassau, Monkey Artist, 1964
Fake Fish Photos
The Sandpaper Test, 1960
Adolf Hitler Baby Photo Hoax, 1933
Cursed by Allah
The Cottingley Fairies, 1917
Self Arrest Form
The East Point Police, in East Point, Georgia, have come up with a novel way to reduce the costs of fighting crime. They simply invite criminals to arrest themselves. They have an easy-to-use self arrest form on their website that criminals can fill out and submit online. At first I suspected that the entire East Point Police website was a joke, but this doesn't appear to be the case. Instead, I'm guessing that this self-arrest form is just a bit of police humor, in the same vein as the decision by the police in Kokomo, Indiana to cut costs by closing the police station during the night. Emergency calls would be recorded on an answering machine and answered the following morning.
Categories: Law/Police/Crime
Posted by The Curator on Thu Nov 27, 2003
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