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No Gun, No Badge, Just the Car

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No Gun, No Badge, Just the Car

No Gun, No Badge, Just the Car

No Gun, No Badge, Just the Car

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Authorities in Gulf Breeze, Fla., noticed that drivers slow down when they see a police car. So they're now trying to slow down traffic using police decoys. The city doesn't want to hire any more cops. So it's hiring ordinary citizens just to drive the police cars around. Presumably you'll see the cruiser, and tap your brakes before you even notice that the person at the wheel is the same guy you spotted working last week as a Wal-Mart greeter.