Put your paws where we can see them.
It's no secret the Troy Police Department Twitter account is straight fire. With Reno 911 references, snippets of conversations with traffic offenders, memes (so many memes), and legitimate policing updates, Troy PD is chill AF. So chill in fact, they are now vetting (petting?) potential cat candidates for their Feline Unit. And yeah, it all started on Twitter.
Trying to broker this deal now: If we get 10,000 followers by April, we want a police cat. If you support this important public safety initiative, follow us & RT #BigGoals #PoliceCatAssociationofAmerica pic.twitter.com/g4myDGVIYh— Troy Police Dept. (@TroyMI_Police) March 6, 2018
On Tuesday, March 6, TPD said they would adopt a police cat if they reached 10,000 followers by April. The plea immediately spurred the use of #WeWantAPoliceCat and a flurry of furry memes.
By Friday, March 9, the Michigan Humane Society was already delivering two potential contenders to interview for the position.
Troy PD also took an opportunity to put haters on blast.
When do we find time to tweet about cats... maybe when drivers are rifling through 6 years of expired proof of insurance in the glovebox 😺— Troy Police Dept. (@TroyMI_Police) March 13, 2018
And started shit with K9 units.
Message to the MSP K9s: pic.twitter.com/ufcIyZiYaD— Troy Police Dept. (@TroyMI_Police) March 10, 2018
On Wednesday, March 14, a mere nine days after the campaign was launched, Troy PD announced they had reached their follower goal and they were actively purr-suing the right feline to head the police cat program.
We can't wait to be pulled over by Sergeant Whiskers.
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