You know what they say: The best laid plans of mice and the NYPD often go awry, to epic effect. Our own benevolent police department, eternally committed to ensuring the safety of its citizens, solicited fans to tweet photos of officers doing good around town—tossing a ball with the kids, petting neighborhood cats, you know, normal cop stuff.
— NYPD NEWS (@NYPDnews) April 22, 2014
Which was a HUGE mistake.
Here's a photo of an officer lifting a neighborhood child onto his shoulders so he can see the parade!
— Molly Crabapple (@mollycrabapple) April 22, 2014
And here's Officer McKibbon helping an elderly woman cross a busy street.
— Jeff Smith (@Jeff5mith) April 22, 2014
Classic NYPD, always lending a helping hand.
— Cocky McSwagsalot (@MoreAndAgain) April 22, 2014
What has the NYPD done for you today? Be sure to hashtag #MyNYPD to make sure that special cop in your life gets recognized!
— Casey Aldridge (@CaseyJAldridge) April 22, 2014