As the island of Manhattan continues its inexorable slide below sea level, the NYPD's classic wooden barricades are becoming a crucial addition to city infrastructure. This photo, taken today at 22nd Street and Third Avenue, shows how resourceful New Yorkers are MacGyvering their way through this flash flooding situation. Either that or we're looking at an interpretive dance piece about the thin blue line, brought to you by the Patrolmen's Benevolent Association.

How are you using discarded law enforcement tools to avoid drowning today?