All The State Police Services Made “Back To The Future” Jokes Today

It’s only ever gonna be October 21st, 2015 once – a statement which is only true for those of us not in possession of a working Flux Capacitor – and so everyone’s been having a hell of a lot of fun with the Back to the Future day celebrations.

Never one to pass up the opportunity to make a good joke with the internet, all of Australia’s State Police forces got in on the act today in one for or another, making light-hearted gags in the name of a good lol.
Well, all except New South Wales, who took something of a wet blanket approach to proceedings.

Today is Back to the Future Day. Back in 1985, 24% of people killed on the road were in alcohol-related crashes. With…

Posted by NSW Police Force on Tuesday, 20 October 2015

But the other states? They’ve been having a blast all day long.
It began earlier this morning with the South Australian Police Hoverboard unit engaging in a pursuit of a group of rogue youths.

Great Scott! Police have arrested four youths involved in a hoverboard chase and altercation at the Courthouse…

Posted by SA Police News on Tuesday, 20 October 2015

A short time after that, the Queensland Police Service‘s similar Hoverboard Unit was dispatched from Mount Isa to investigate an accident involving a silver DeLorean that was reportedly travelling at speeds of around 88mph.

Officers from the Mount Isa Hoverboard Unit are investigating a crash involving a silver vehicle travelling at 88mph #BackToTheFuture

Posted by Queensland Police Service on Tuesday, 20 October 2015

Tasmanian Police then reported sightings of a similar speeding DeLorean

Police are responding to reports of a silver Delorean driving at speeds approaching 88mph.The occupants, a man in his…

Posted by Tasmania Police on Tuesday, 20 October 2015

…before the car in question was finally spotted and stopped in Victoria, with the young driver arrested.

Marty McFly from Hill Valley, California was arrested in Melbourne today for disturbing the space-time continuum.

Posted by Victoria Police on Tuesday, 20 October 2015

And in an unrelated incident in Western Australia, two officers in police-issue Hilux managed to hit warp speed through the Northbridge Tunnel, setting off on a quest to prevent future atrocities from befalling them.

Two WA Police officers push the trusty Hilux pod to warp speed through the Northbridge Tunnel (88mph?) to go to the future and prevent their parents ruining their lives. #backtothefuture

Posted by Western Australia Police on Tuesday, 20 October 2015

Bravo, pals. Well bloody played to all.