Most police departments attempt to connect with the people in their areas with social media nowadays. Normally it’s to update users on figures or special programs or to warn about recent criminal activity. But not in Iceland. You see, crime isn’t a huge problem in the capital city of Reykjavik, so cops can focus on establishing good relationships and being useful and friendly.
They use various social channel to illustrate how approachable they are. Their Instagram is particularly fantastic, full of weird pictures you’d never expect! Check them out…
Cold arm of the law.
Not quite CHiPS.
To protect and selfie.
It’s a serious business, keeping everyone safe…
Feeding the ducks.
There’s still doughnuts – they are cops, after all.
No perches necessary.
Just another day at work.
Even the boss is getting involved.
Testing the suspension.
Now it’s just getting weird…
Keeping fit and healthy’s a very important part of the job.
Chillin’ with the community.
Gotta keep warm.
Gotta keep… Mustache’d?!
We know where we’re going on our next vacation!