Urban legends deal with our fears and worries, so a good many of them fall within a category encompassing crime and criminals. Not only do we have concerns about others’ preying on us and our property; we also laugh at the ones foolish enough to get caught and cheer the police who outwit them.





Clever Crooks

Clever Crooks
Outsmarted by the ill-intentioned.

Just Deserts

Just Deserts
Bad guys get what’s coming to them.

Cops on Top

Cops on Top
Sometimes the good guys win.

Moot Loot

Moot Loot
When the swag doesn’t live up to expectations.

Crime Prevention Tips

Crime Prevention Tips
Staying safe in a crime-ridden world.

Safety Zone

Safety Zone
Of those who mistakenly believe they’ve been victimized.

Criminal Intent

Criminal Intent
How crooks go about their business.

Statistics

Statistics
Stats the way I like it.

Dumb-de-DUMB-Dumb

Dumb-de-DUMB-Dumb
Stupid criminals behaving naturally.

Vigilante Justice

Vigilante Justice
Ordinary folks fight back.

Fraud Squad

Fraud Squad
Frauds you should be on the lookout for.

Warnings

Warnings
Warnings about crime in your area.

Gang Way

Gang Way
Gang initiations and other such activities.