How You Live In Russia When You Supervise Local Road Police
We were never invited to this house because its owner, Head of Road Police in the Stavropol region of Russia, probably didn’t wish the public to see how he lives. But just recently he has been detained on suspicion of corruption and crime of professional misconduct. Now the photos of his house are widely covered by the Russian media. Continue reading »
An Illustrated Police Equipment Catalogue From 1891
This Catalogue of Bean’s Patent Police Equipments from 1891 features a range of weaponry and apparatus for keeping the peace, enforcing the status quo and cracking the heads of anyone deemed criminally deviant. Produced in Boston by John P. Lovell Arms Co., this is a policeman’s ‘how-to’ guide. Continue reading »
“Stolen”: Artist Channels Grief Into Unfinished Portraits Where 1 Year of Life = 1 Minute Of Color
Atatiana Jefferson. 28 years old, 28 minutes of color. Stolen on October 12th, 2019 in Forth Worth, TX.
“Stolen” is a powerful series by artist Adrian Brandon that is dedicated to Black people that were robbed of their lives at the hands of police. Continue reading »
“Cops & Corgis”: New Russian Social Media Bot Puts Riot Police Where You Least Expect Them
FreeOmon is a bot account based in the social network Telegram. Its sole function is to add Russian riot police to preexisting images. Any user who sends the bot an image file immediately receives a new-and-improved, highly secured version in return. Continue reading »
“Real Life Film Noir”: Vintage Crime Scenes From The LAPD Archives
Forensic detail of bullet holes in a car window – 1942
Warning: this gallery contains images some people may find distressing.
Crime scene photographs shot by Los Angeles police officers in the line of duty between 1925 and the 1970s are on show at the city’s Lucie Foundation. More than 80 images are on display, drawn from the thousands discovered in a warehouse in 2000 by the fototeka Gallery. Continue reading »
Vancouver Cops, Four-Legged Pals Pose For 2019 Police Dog Charity Calendar
Vancouver police have released their 2019 canine calendar, starring action-packed and cuddly photos of their police dogs. The $15 calendar features police dogs and their handlers in their best crime-fighting poses and was created by retired Sgt. Mike Anfield in honour of his wife, Candy, a police officer who died of breast cancer in 2004. Since 2010, calendar sales have raised more than $200,000. All proceeds go to the BC Cancer Foundation and BC Children’s Hospital Foundation. Continue reading »
Eagles vs Drones: Dutch Police To Take On Rogue Aircraft With Flying Squad
Photo by Emmanuel Dunand / AFP Photo
A trained young eagle attempts to catch a drone during a demonstration organized by the Dutch police as part of a program to train birds of prey to catch drones flying over sensitive or restricted areas, at the Dutch Police Academy in Ossendrecht. Dutch police are adopting a centuries-old pursuit to resolve the modern-day problem of increasing numbers of drones in the skies, becoming the world’s first force to employ eagles as winged warriors. Continue reading »
1920s Fashion Through The Lens Of Police Mugshots
Between 1910 and 1930, a series of 2500 ‘special photographs’ were taken by the New South Wales Police Department.
Group of Criminals, Central 1921
This negative was found wrapped in a paper sleeve on which is written: ‘Group of criminals, Central 1921’. The subjects are not named, but the woman on the left is believed to be Eileen Leigh or Barry (daughter of Kate Leigh). The man on the far right in the back row may be Stephen Doyle, and the man to the left of him Kenneth McLelland (or McCrerrand). The man third from the left in that row may be the pickpocket and three-card trickster known as Frederick Mewson, and the man far left in the front row is likely the pickpocket known as Norman Smith. Continue reading »
Police Sketches Of 15 Literary Characters Based On Their Book Descriptions
It’s a complaint you hear time and time again from readers when beloved books are adapted into films: The actors don’t match the mental image conjured up by the book’s description. So illustrator Brian Joseph Davis decided to see exactly what kind of faces those descriptions would create by using a law enforcement composite sketch software called FACES ID. Continue reading »
Black Holes By Aurélien Police
Freelance illustrator and graphic designer Aurélien Police was born in France in 1978. He has already worked and is currently working on projects for the music and publishing industries (book covers, CD design, children book illustrations). Continue reading »
Two Starving Dogs Left to Die Saved by Police. Their Transformation will Amaze You.
Back in July, Chicago Police Department found these two dogs in an abandoned building. They had been seriously neglected, were starving and near-death.
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Satirical Illustrations Of Police Officers Around The World
Illustrations by Gunduz Agayev depict police officers in the countries where human rights are abused, such as Russia, Great Britain, China, Turkey, Iran, Korea, Sudan, Saudi Arabia, India, etc. Most of the illustrations are sarcastic and critical, while some of them visualize “good police” characters. Continue reading »
KamaSurra – To End the Police Abuse During Street Protests in Brazil
KamaSurra it’s a series of posters based on the original positions of Kama Sutra, but instead of portraying couples making love, we see policemen spreading hate, while abusing innocent citizens. The illustrations portraits real events seem on street protests that have been taken place in Brazil since the beginning of 2013. Continue reading »
Ammunition and Equipment of the Russian Police and Special Forces
This photo series is part of the “No comment” art-group project and devoted to the last days of the Russian “militia” (renamed to the “police” novadays). Those photos united by a common vision and synthesized documentary typology and artistic genre. Photos by Vladimir Serov. Continue reading »
Police Find Semi-Submersible Watercraft Intended for Cocaine Smuggling in Colombia
Police officers walk next to a seized homemade fiberglass semi-submersible during a presentation to the press in Puerto Escondido, Colombia, Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2011. According to police, the semi-submersible was seized from drug traffickers during an operation in Puerto Escondido Monday. (William Fernando Martinez / AP) Continue reading »
Gold-Painted Infiniti G37 In China Towed By Traffic Police for Illegal Parking
The “golden sports car” traveling at Xinjiekou in Nanjing. (chinaSMACK/NetEase) Continue reading »
Scared? Meet Russian Police New Lookbook!
The Russian militia was officially renamed police with Russian President Dmitry Medvedev signing a law on police reform.
Russian police doesn’t enjoy much respect among the people. They are known for corruption, ignorance, skirting the law, unfairness, carelessness, disrespecting the people they’re supposed to protect and periodically arresting some of the people when no laws had been violated.
Since not too many of you will ever come face-to-face with these guardians of law, you may find these photos entertaining. Pictured are reportedly the new police uniforms, continuing in the fine traditions of the old Soviet ugliness and institutional design. Looks like the models are the real men and women of the Russian police; it’s hard for anyone else to imitate the indifferent, self-important faces, with dead eyes and no sign of mental activity. Continue reading »
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