Yes, the police are there to serve and protect. But they're not there to sort out your unsatisfactory drug deal.
The octopus apparently has all kinds of, er, interesting encounters over the course of its life.
So, you think you're good at playing catch with a Frisbee?
Ok, buddy, hand in your dog card.
"What is it, doctor?"
"Hmmm...m'y-e-s...Looks like you're suffering from Jumping Frenchmen of Maine syndrome."