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9th Aug '17 12:42:09 PM Malady
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* The leading ladies of ''Manga/YoureUnderArrest'', parodied mercilessly by their CaptainErsatz counterparts in ''LightNovel/FullMetalPanic''.

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* The leading ladies of ''Manga/YoureUnderArrest'', parodied mercilessly by their CaptainErsatz counterparts in ''LightNovel/FullMetalPanic''.

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9th Aug '17 12:41:30 PM Malady
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* ''Comicbook/{{Pondus}}'': Pondus and Jocke sit at a pavement café when a car chase passes by. The police car turns around the corner without incident, and the two comment that something is wrong. True to form, the police car drives backwards around the corner, and then turns around the corner ''again'', this time toppling a shack of groceries conveniently placed nearby. Pondus and Jocke comments that ''this'' was more like it

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* ''Comicbook/{{Pondus}}'': Pondus and Jocke sit at a pavement café when a car chase passes by. The police car turns around the corner without incident, and the two comment that something is wrong. True to form, the police car drives backwards around the corner, and then turns around the corner ''again'', this time toppling a shack of groceries conveniently placed nearby. Pondus and Jocke comments that ''this'' was more like it

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24th Jun '17 7:12:59 PM nombretomado
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* Sheriff Rosco P Coltrane of ''DukesOfHazzard'', the academy's chief driving instructor.

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* Sheriff Rosco P Coltrane of ''DukesOfHazzard'', ''Series/TheDukesOfHazzard'', the academy's chief driving instructor.
22nd May '17 12:17:17 PM Eilevgmyhren
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* ''Comicbook/{{Bookhunter}}'': We only ever see the library police driving when they're in a legitimate hurry to get somewhere--so every time, they're driving fast enough to go airborn on any incline, and barely maintaining control of the vehicle as they screech through turns.

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* ''Comicbook/{{Bookhunter}}'': We only ever see the library police driving when they're in a legitimate hurry to get somewhere--so every time, they're driving fast enough to go airborn on any incline, and barely maintaining control of the vehicle as they screech through turns.
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* ''Comicbook/{{Pondus}}'': Pondus and Jocke sit at a pavement café when a car chase passes by. The police car turns around the corner without incident, and the two comment that something is wrong. True to form, the police car drives backwards around the corner, and then turns around the corner ''again'', this time toppling a shack of groceries conveniently placed nearby. Pondus and Jocke comments that ''this'' was more like it
24th Mar '17 7:47:14 PM nombretomado
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** In ''Chinatown Wars'' for the {{DS}}, where the cops were memorably described in ''WebAnimation/ZeroPunctuation'' as "having brick wall magnets attached to their bumpers."

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** In ''Chinatown Wars'' for the {{DS}}, UsefulNotes/{{DS}}, where the cops were memorably described in ''WebAnimation/ZeroPunctuation'' as "having brick wall magnets attached to their bumpers."
20th Oct '16 11:27:54 PM eroock
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What the ImperialStormtrooperMarksmanshipAcademy does for marksmanship, this trope does for police driving. In RealLife, it's largely assumed that most law enforcement personnel are trained professionals in specialised top-quality vehicles when it comes to [[CarChase Car Chases]]. Their movie, television, video game, etc. counterparts, not so much. In fiction, especially if they're chasing the protagonists, they crash into [[FruitCart fruit and/or vegetable carts]], get cut off by closing railroad crossings and opening draw bridges, drive their vehicles into ditches or off cliffs, and run into any number of other snafus a real police officer (or anyone with a learner's permit) would know to avoid if at all possible.... and needless to say, the film-writers have apparently never even ''heard'' of police helicopters, since there's 'nary a one to be seen.

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What the ImperialStormtrooperMarksmanshipAcademy does for marksmanship, this trope does for police driving. In RealLife, it's largely assumed that most law enforcement personnel are trained professionals in specialised top-quality vehicles when it comes to [[CarChase Car Chases]]. Their movie, television, video game, etc. counterparts, not so much. In fiction, especially if they're chasing the protagonists, they crash into [[FruitCart fruit and/or vegetable carts]], get [[TrainEscape cut off by closing railroad crossings crossings]] and opening draw bridges, drive their vehicles into ditches or off cliffs, and run into any number of other snafus a real police officer (or anyone with a learner's permit) would know to avoid if at all possible.... and needless to say, the film-writers have apparently never even ''heard'' of police helicopters, since there's 'nary a one to be seen.
23rd Aug '16 10:01:36 AM Shamrock95
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** ''Grand Theft Auto V'' - The cops are ''far'' more aggressive than they were in ''IV'', although they would rather keep ramming you from behind than try hitting you from the front or side most of the time... until [[DemonicSpiders the NOOSE units]] turn up, that is.


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** ''Grand Theft Auto V'' - The cops are ''far'' more aggressive than they were in ''IV'', although they would rather keep ramming you from behind than try hitting you from the front or side most of the time... until [[DemonicSpiders the NOOSE units]] turn up, that is.
23rd Aug '16 9:54:21 AM Shamrock95
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** ''Grand Theft Auto V'' - The cops are ''far'' more aggressive than they were in ''IV'', although they would rather keep ramming you from behind than try hitting you from the front or side most of the time... until [[DemonicSpiders the NOOSE units]] turn up, that is.
13th Apr '16 10:17:32 AM Willbyr
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* The leading ladies of ''YoureUnderArrest'', parodied mercilessly by their CaptainErsatz counterparts in ''LightNovel/FullMetalPanic''.

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* The leading ladies of ''YoureUnderArrest'', ''Manga/YoureUnderArrest'', parodied mercilessly by their CaptainErsatz counterparts in ''LightNovel/FullMetalPanic''.


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10th Oct '15 7:14:35 PM mat
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** ''Grand Theft Auto IV'' - Despite it's more serious take on the series, the cops that would rather sit at the side of the road and watch you speed by in a crippled minivan. This time the game spawns new cops ahead of you instead of making AI good enough to actually chase you. When they do chase, they almost drive reasonably.

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** ''Grand Theft Auto IV'' - Despite it's its more serious take on the series, the cops that would rather sit at the side of the road and watch you speed by in a crippled minivan. This time the game spawns new cops ahead of you instead of making AI good enough to actually chase you. When they do chase, they almost drive reasonably.
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