Police social media ‘Star Wars’ joke fails on so many levels

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We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again – police on social media have zero chill.  

While cops in Queensland usually take the cake for the most over-the-top social media “jokes” in Australia, on Thursday the New South Wales (NSW) force tried their hand at humor. And wow, they screwed it up. 

A Star Wars-themed coffee shop called The Empire Coffee Co. met up with some members of a police squad at a festival in Lake Maquarie, and presumably, both parties thought, “You know what would make a great photo op? A cop arrested a kneeling an Indigenous Jawa wearing a hood, while some stormtroopers keep watch in the background! It’ll be hilarious!”  Read more…

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