A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006.

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Entry from August 04, 2017
“Empty police cars are scarecrows for people”

When people see a police car by the side of the road, they tend to slow down—whether the car is occupied or not. “Empty Police cars are scarecrows for people” was posted on Twitter on May 21, 2013.

“Empty cop cars are basically just scarecrows for people” was posted on Reddit—Shower Thoughts on March 19, 2017.


Twitter
Adam Gotway‏
@AGotway
Empty police cars are the scarecrows of human society. #deepthoughts
9:19 AM - 18 Jun 2012

Twitter
Marty‏
@Marty_H
The Florence police department uses empty cop cars like farmers use scarecrows.
6:12 AM - 31 Jan 2013

Twitter
Abby Normal‏
@hahahabby
Empty police cars in parking lots= Scarecrows
1:54 PM - 12 Apr 2013

Twitter
Andy Charlie‏
@Andrew_Chaz
Empty Police cars are scarecrows for people.
1:26 PM - 21 May 2013

Reddit—Shower Thoughts
Empty cop cars are basically just scarecrows for people.
submitted March 19, 2017 by FailTrooper

Twitter
Living Sarcasm‏
@SarcasmLiving
Empty cop cars are basically just scarecrows for people.
12:16 AM - 19 Mar 2017

Reddit—Shower Thoughts
Empty cop cars are like scarecrows for people.
submitted July 30, 2017 by CaptainBanshee

Reddit—Shower Thoughts
Empty police cars parked on the side of the road are like scarecrows for people
submitted August 4, 2017 by RITAPOON

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityGovernment/Law/Politics/Military • Friday, August 04, 2017 • Permalink