Impersonating a cop has never been easier.
At least 25 NYPD wannabes have taken to Twitter disguised as New York’s finest, according to the New York Post. An NYPD representative told the Post that the fake accounts are monitored and reported to Twitter, where they are investigated and occasionally shut down. While there are six legit accounts representing different “precincts” currently on the web, we still suggest dialing 911 for your emergencies.
Read on for some of their most amusing tweets.
"If you want police to respond quicker, move to another neighborhood." 52nd Precint officer on 1/20/2013— NYPD 52nd (@NYPD52nd) January 22, 2013
MAZEL TOV!!!!!— 66pct (ANTI-CRIME) (@NY66PD) November 11, 2010
Just got back from manhatan it was crazy!!!— NYPD/BSSP (@BPMATZEV) May 2, 2011
Twitter gives me this paranoid feeling that I am being followed. /via @5tevenw— NYPD/BSSP (@BPMATZEV) April 6, 2011
@syfy WHERE's MY IPOD??????— NYPD/BSSP (@BPMATZEV) January 21, 2011
Just skitted while coming out of my driveway (my mom just freaked out)— 66pct (ANTI-CRIME) (@NY66PD) January 28, 2011