Unfortunately, not every police officer that greets the blushing bride-to-be is there for her entertainment.
As a hen party in Darwin discovered to their cost, sometimes uniformed men carrying guns are exactly who they claim to be.
The officers, who had been called to the tavern next to the Humpty Doo Hotel to investigate a disturbance of the peace, narrowly escaped the hen party encounter with their shirts intact.
Fortunately for the women, the law enforcement officials had a sense of humor about the situation and later posed for photos.
Don't try that one in Russia ladies...
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"Is that a gun in your pocket or are you just pleased to see me?"