15 Keystone Cops Moments That Let Criminals Go Free

It's a common trope in film and television to have law enforcement staffed by the most hilariously incompetent people known to man. It turns out the same really holds true for real life, too.

But, you know, don't go playing 'Yakety Sax' just yet, because some of these are pretty horrifying.

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Entry by JarOCats

Konerak Sinthasomphone might have been the last victim of serial killer / necrophiliac cannibal Jeffrey Dahmer, were it not for the Milwaukee police.

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Notorious child-molester Ernest Fenwick Maclntosh was tipped off that the Royal Canadian Mounted Police were closing in when they left a telephone mes

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Entry by JarOCats

NDLO IN 2015, MURDER SUSPECT JERROL HARRIS OPENED FIRE ON POLICE IN BROOKLYN, NEW YORK. FOUR COPS DREW THEIR GUNS AND FIRED BACK, 84 TIMES... ...AND M

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Entry by Alexius08

In 2000. Cornealious Mikee Anderson was sentenced to 13 years in prison for armed robbery but released on bond while awaiting appeal. After his seco

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Entry by Lunachick71

In 1995, a teenage girl reported a rape, but police didn't believe her story and the man was never charged with the crime. 20 years later, after backl

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Entry by Chan Teik Onn

Fingerprints and DNA samples from suspected terrorists were deleted from UK databases because the police neglected to file their paperwork. C0oode In

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Entry by Opus52

Layquan Johnson was a suspect in a non-fatal shooting of another person, and was being held in custody until his court date. On May 3rd, 2016, he used

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Entry by Chan Teik Onn

Delroy Grant was a burglarlrapist who had been targeting the elderly since 1992 and Scotland Yard missed THREE chances to arrest him. In 1999, officer

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Entry by Hestutomo

On January 21, 1970, psychologist and LSD advocate Timothy Leary was sentenced to 20 years in prison for marijuana possession: once in prison, he was

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Entry by Wyrmologist

Michael Floyd, who was facing charges for robbery and kidnapping, was able to escape a locked patrol car in handcuffs. GRAOIS Worried that the suSpect

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Entry by Tony Alpsen

In September 2015, a so-called technical glitch resulted in convicted murderer Benjuiel Johnson being released from a Louisiana prison on good behav

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Entry by Maclise

Convicted felon Steven Robbins, serving 60 years for murder since 2002, walked out the front door of a county jail after officers released him in 2013

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Entry by Wyrmologist

Richard Lee McNair, a convicted murderer, was a prison escapee who managed to convince an apprehending officer that he was a jogger. 113'F CARL BORDEL

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Entry by Alexius08

CRACKEDCO COM THE OMNGE TEORANGE 7 AWLT w WNV MU In 2008, a convicted Turkish drug dealer escaped a German prison by hiding inside a cardboard box, wh

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Entry by VirginAndy

Con artist Steven Russel managed to escape prison in 1993 by simply changing his pants and tapping on the guard's window with a stolen walkie-talkie.

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