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You Wouldn't Steal a Policeman's Helmet

Hijack twenty police vehicles.

You Wouldn't Steal a Policeman's Helmet0
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30 Oct 2015
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Easiest way to get this achievement:

1. Hijack a police carriage.
2. Recruit a Rook and wait for him/her to get onto the carriage with you.
3. Press LB to get onto the roof of the carriage.
4. After the passenger Rook takes over driving, press B to drive again.
5. Repeat until achievement.
MANDAL0R1ANThis worked perfectly!!! Took just a few mins to achieve. Thank you very much.
Posted by MANDAL0R1AN on 30 Oct 15 at 02:54
Mercutio0305Great solution
Posted by Mercutio0305 on 30 Oct 15 at 18:03
ReD S1Xbest. solution. ever.

funny that you still haven't got it.
Posted by ReD S1X on 31 Oct 15 at 11:53
The DethdefyerExcellent solution!
Posted by The Dethdefyer on 31 Oct 15 at 16:28
GoGoActionTeamI had a different solution posted but removed it after I saw this one. I wish I would have known about this before! Great loophole that.
Posted by GoGoActionTeam on 01 Nov 15 at 06:42
Team BretherShame I only needed 3 left when I read this solurion.
Posted by Team Brether on 03 Nov 15 at 00:03
SANTAGATAShould make a note that killing the Bobby doesn't count!
Posted by SANTAGATA on 04 Nov 15 at 10:20
RegalOwlbearFantastic solution! I got a few legitimately, but this made it extremely easy to mop up the rest. Just make sure you don't get out of the carriage or the trick won't work any longer.
Posted by RegalOwlbear on 08 Nov 15 at 04:06
Commander IanGot my 1000 GS thanks to you. + 1 vote.
Posted by Commander Ian on 09 Nov 15 at 00:13
ARCHER MIKEIt still works. After about 30 times it glitched out on me and I had to take over another carriage to get to 50 to complete the perk. Note: you only need 20 for the achievement.

The only thing I would add to the solution is at the top of the solution add a sentence that says "only 1 Police Carriage Needed" or something like that to grab the reader's attention, then there is no need to read the other solutions. lol

thx for the tip.
Posted by ARCHER MIKE on 11 Nov 15 at 22:38
Philmnatoroh wow that is amazing haha very nice :D
Posted by Philmnator on 12 Nov 15 at 03:57
The SCHWARTZ 00as of November 21st this still works. Top solution lol.
Posted by The SCHWARTZ 00 on 21 Nov 15 at 06:05
dodgerofjamAwesome guide!
I would say +1 for ARCHER MIKE though. Nearly skipped past it.
Posted by dodgerofjam on 23 Nov 15 at 22:43
MattricusYou need a medal for finding this!!
Posted by Mattricus on 19 Dec 15 at 14:42
karlempsonNice one! clap
Posted by karlempson on 03 Jan 16 at 14:21
DuBear61Brilliant! +1
Posted by DuBear61 on 08 Jan 16 at 19:47
TylerWardaddyWorks like a charm, took all of 4-5 minutes to get this. Hardest part was getting the stupid Rook to get into the cart.
Posted by TylerWardaddy on 11 Jan 16 at 13:13
DoT LorDreally awesome solution
Posted by DoT LorD on 26 Jan 16 at 05:30
MAJDI70Great solution :-) achievement and perk unlocked quickly
Posted by MAJDI70 on 27 Jan 16 at 02:15
Gouldy1972Still works ☺
Posted by Gouldy1972 on 11 Feb 16 at 19:10
Jan Derconthanks for posting, works like a charm.

in a reply to beamyowl, if u accidentally get oof the carriage, you just need to get back on, wait for a rook to join you on the bench, start driving at high speed, go to the roof and back to driving, if driven fast enough/ u do it at an east pace it will still count ;-)
Posted by Jan Dercon on 15 Feb 16 at 21:13
burtondude33Amazing solution, thanks!
Posted by burtondude33 on 15 Mar 16 at 21:15
Penguin LFCWow can't believe that worked laugh
Posted by Penguin LFC on 28 Mar 16 at 19:39
GabweAwesome solution. Thanks!
Posted by Gabwe on 01 May 16 at 19:39
Eproxima1-50 in one trip worked fine. May2016
Posted by Eproxima on 10 May 16 at 00:56
Gizmo2kLiterally one of my favourite solutions ever.
Posted by Gizmo2k on 14 May 16 at 20:15
PatchyEoinWhere is the best place to find a police cart as im having trouble finding any maybe ive gone to far as im in sequence 8
Posted by PatchyEoin on 19 May 16 at 07:50
HeraizenThey're pretty consistent everywhere where there are carriages, if you're really struggling then I guess Big Ben (Fast Travel point in the East of Westminster is a good spot.

I've finished Sequence 9 so story progression shouldn't be an issue.
Posted by Heraizen on 14 Jun 16 at 10:22
RSDAYbeautiful!! this right here is what TA is all about. ace
Posted by RSDAY on 23 Jun 16 at 03:46
InugamiTheHoundworks like a charm
Posted by InugamiTheHound on 13 Jul 16 at 15:30
Luku38tried it today (22.07.2016) and it doesn't work anymore. i even tried to recruit them while standing on the roof of the police cart. they just run to another cart and return next to you in a different vehicle ....
Posted by Luku38 on 22 Jul 16 at 09:07
Jdobemstill works, had no problem doing this...
hijacked a police car, recruited a rook, then drove and switched places until the achievement unlocked...
Posted by Jdobem on 23 Jul 16 at 19:05
Luku38then why is my recruited rook highjacking another cart ?!? :(
Posted by Luku38 on 23 Jul 16 at 21:18
Jdobemsorry, dont know, try in another place, situation... i literally just did it a few hours ago so its not been patched....
are you recruiting a rook and letting him drive the police car or you driving yourself first? try leaving the police car and seeing if he goes to it...
Posted by Jdobem on 23 Jul 16 at 21:46
Luku38tried that method aswell. by recruiting him while i'm on the streets and after that, when i jump on the driver seat of the police cart, he/she just starts running towards another cart, highjacks it and comes back to me while remaining in his cart ...
Posted by Luku38 on 23 Jul 16 at 22:26
Dr PurrpleAs of August 24th, this method still works. At first, my Rook was trying to drive a neutral carriage. Just make him follow you, make sure there are not many carriages around and he will hop onto the police carriage with you.
Posted by Dr Purrple on 24 Aug 16 at 07:40
DAD2206Worked like a charm, thanks!
Posted by DAD2206 on 24 Sep 16 at 21:25
ReronFor folks who have their recruited rook jump on another cart, you can hire more rooks to get a copilot. Thanks for this solution. Rarely have I been helped more from an achievement I wasn't looking forward to than here.
Posted by Reron on 31 Oct 16 at 16:20
PsycosuicidalThese are solutions i like. Straight to the point and really clear and quick what you need to do.
Posted by Psycosuicidal on 15 Dec 16 at 14:00
neeker75It works even if you don't take on the police on the carriage on your own. I had my gang members shoot the (two) policemen. I then jumped onto the empty carriage, and started the above sequence. Did it 50 times straight (20 for the achievement, another 30 for the perk) without any issues. Don't know why this got negatives. Top-notch solution. +1
Posted by neeker75 on 03 Jan 17 at 05:29
NYOutKastawesome solution
Posted by NYOutKast on 15 Feb 17 at 19:39
MrSerrano1105Thanks for the solution, still works clap
Posted by MrSerrano1105 on 09 Mar 17 at 18:43
Warboy925So cheap.......yet so one from me!!!!
Posted by Warboy925 on 22 Apr 17 at 20:48
HawkeyeBarry20Works like a charm
Posted by HawkeyeBarry20 on 24 Jun 17 at 03:35
Ares 360Great Solution. Thank you.
Posted by Ares 360 on 20 Jul 17 at 09:39
The HeapeOnly issue I've had is the game counter works but the achievement counter doesn't
Posted by The Heape on 04 Aug 17 at 05:57
BenjBrThank You!!!
Posted by BenjBr on 22 Aug 17 at 12:50
Evan Owns YouThis worked so well but was so silly to do LOL
Posted by Evan Owns You on 24 Aug 17 at 13:29
AradorLove easy solutions like this, did 50 for the Skill as well
Posted by Arador on 09 Oct 17 at 01:05
illdizzogThumbs up for the solution, that works a treat.

However, my achievement tracker is stuck at 95% despite the fact I've unlocked the perk (meaning I've hijacked a police vehicle 50 times). Anyone have a similar problem and was able to solve it?
Posted by illdizzog on 31 Oct 17 at 07:41
illdizzogJust an update: this just randomly unlocked 3 days later, date stamped on the day I would have actually got the achievement if it hadn't of got stuck. Go figure.

Same thing has happened to "Without a Grudge" now. Stuck at 98% for 2 days now...
Posted by illdizzog on 07 Nov 17 at 20:21
ZoZombifyI can't believe this worked! Thank you! clap
Posted by ZoZombify on 18 Dec 17 at 06:13
bachinhadecaI tried it last night (February 1st, 2018) and it worked like a charm! Took like 3 min to get the achievement and the perk. Thanks a lot!
Posted by bachinhadeca on 01 Feb 18 at 13:08
NemseiquemsouGreat! clap
Posted by Nemseiquemsou on 24 Apr 18 at 03:27
Posted by IINUMB3R44 on 29 Apr 18 at 15:19
Ooh Oh Pauliocarlsberg dont do achievement guides but if they did!!!!!
Posted by Ooh Oh Paulio on 04 May 18 at 17:35
staR eXistenZYou are a genius sir!!! Thanks for the great solution... clap
Posted by staR eXistenZ on 05 May 18 at 01:58
TyolonJust wanted to confirm this solution still works, just got it right now (May 29th, 2018) and it worked beautifully, thank you! For anyone struggling to find a police carriage, Sequence 5, Memory 2 provides you with the perfect chance to snag one. Your first objective will be to free Ned from a police convoy. Ignore the mission and the objectives and simply steal one of the police carriages in the convoy, then drive away to a safier location and complete the steps provided by the solution. Happy Hunting :)
Posted by Tyolon on 29 May 18 at 18:37
dMnxFeniksI have some problems with this achivements, the progress stopped at 70% (14/20) but in game i have over 30 hijack i dont know why its stopped and now when i hijack carriage it count to the perks but not to this achivemetns. Any solution?
Posted by dMnxFeniks on 02 Jul 18 at 10:00
Super Juray+1 Vote! Great!
Posted by Super Juray on 02 Apr 19 at 02:58
Posted by sliyk on 25 May 19 at 01:54
BLAKKNWYYTEI just wanted to add for anyone wondering that I won this today (09/11/19) and this solution is still working to obtain it.
Posted by BLAKKNWYYTE on 09 Nov 19 at 17:31
Wu RenegadesThank you, this method helped me a lot, fast and simple.
Posted by Wu Renegades on 20 Nov 19 at 05:44
Zenososthe solution that worked for me too, however i used throwing knifes to kill 1 then hijacked other. i got chased and managed to rack up 4-5 jumping across carriages and keep the chain going in chasing.
Posted by Zenosos on 28 Apr at 23:57
C JittersWow! I thought this was going to be a pain! Phew!
Posted by C Jitters on 11 May at 21:46
Hey ! My achievement tracker is stuck at 95% ... What should i do ?
Posted on 14 May at 05:54
HyruleBalverineI'm not sure why this solution has negative votes as I not only got the achievement this way today, but I also finished the perk this way.
Posted by HyruleBalverine on 17 Jun at 03:45
Broon4313 downvotes? Ridiculous! +1 from me as this worked perfectly.
Posted by Broon43 on 31 Jul at 20:28
xXSikSkorgXxI have completed the requirements and I have done 50/50 but still locked at 95% I have synced my profile gone offline then back online and still not unlocking. I went offline started a new game carried out the requirements then resynced when I went back online with my original save and still not unlocked
Posted by xXSikSkorgXx on 02 Aug at 22:09
theonlydragonsiI am also stuck on 95%. I hadn't done any untill i just tried and the achievement tracker stopped at 95%
Posted by theonlydragonsi on 31 Aug at 16:23
bchay25081st step in a guide for an achievement described as hi jack 20 police vehicles is "hijack a police carriage". No advice on where to find carriages. No clarity on what to repeat. Another guide says you need to repeat steps 3-5 if you successfully pull off 1 & 2.
Posted by bchay2508 on 09 Sep at 02:09
HyruleBalverineDude, you can literally find them all over the place in the game. The coppers drive around London in them. There is no one specific place because they drive all over the city.
Posted by HyruleBalverine on 09 Sep at 04:44
TeamPyrex718Saved me hours thank you!!
Posted by TeamPyrex718 on 13 Sep at 02:30
theonlydragonsiFor those gamers that were stuck at 95% mine unlocked about a week later with the time stamp of 7 minutes before I posted my previous comment so give it some time if you have met the requirements
Posted by theonlydragonsi on 28 Sep at 17:42