This Is What Happened When Police Discovered Twitter

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Jack Crowe Political Reporter
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2017 was an interesting year on Twitter, but no one embraced the weirdness like police departments and the brave men and women who run their social media accounts, according to a list compiled by BuzzFeed.

Police departments the world over tweeted out messages describing, and in some cases depicting, their most bizarre and hilarious run-ins with criminals and their property. Below are just a few examples drawn from a list compiled by BuzzFeed News.

The police definitely faced their fair share of backlash in 2017 but if their collective Twitter presence is any indication, morale is high going into the new year.


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