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rap sandals police facebook Police Warning of a Drive by Rap Battle Is Met With Mocking Comments
Via: Charlton Police Department
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It looks like "suspicious" rap battlers are on the loose in Charlton, Massachusetts. The local police department posted this bulletin, warning residents of mysterious strangers that might shout "Rap lingo" at them. Obviously, a lot of Facebook commenters did not take this notice very seriously:



Not everyone disagreed with the police's stance on this, and they initially responded to criticism with a little more information to justify the a post about the incident. 



They also updated later to add some context to the post. 



Rap music is safe... for now, just keep your rap battles out of Charlton. 

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The NYPD Found Out the Hard Way How Not to Make a Twitter Hashtag

New York's police department had a perfectly fine idea: Connect with the citizens using the hashtag #myNYPD to let the beautiful people of New York share their experience with police officers. Well, it would have been perfectly fine if they had predicted the internet doing what the internet does and hijacking the hashtag to talk about questionable police practices.

Here's what the people had to say, courtesy of Know Your Meme.

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police image A British Police Advertisement for Old Cell Doors is Really a Clever Reminder of Where You DON'T Want to End Up
Via: IslesofScillyPolice
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This Facebook post advertised free cell doors for pickup and became a funny message to remind citizens out there to stay on the right side of the law. This is the whole post:



They didn't stop there though, it looks like Sergeant Colin Taylor stuck around to answer a few questions as well: