We — and everyone else — has been mocking UK police accounts for weeks now over their weapon sweep brags on Twitter, which is probably why this old tweet from 2014 by the Harrow Borough Police is being shared again today.

Behold, one of the stupidest tweets we’ve ever seen from a verified account:

Yes, that’s a toy gun and what appears to be a croquet mallet:

Some of the 2018 reaction:

Now, we can’t say they’ve progressed much in 3+years. In January, Twitter user @DizzyCab mocked the police during one of their weapons searches:

And the toy cops responded with this link to the confiscation of a 10 cm knife (about 4 inches in the real world):

What a joke.

Editor’s note: We’ve corrected a typo in the headline. 



Tags: UK police