Police Dept. Mocked for Asking Citizens to Report Crimes Like ‘Offensive or Insulting Comments’

Not only do police in the U.K. remove screwdrivers and scissors during a “weapons sweep,” they also ask their fellow citizens to report on “hate crimes,” like “offensive or insulting comments.”

In a tweet that genuinely has to be seen to be believed, the South Yorkshire police in Britain implored their followers to report “insulting comments” whether in word or in written form, as part of an anti-hate campaign.

“In addition to reporting hate crime, please report non-crime hate incidents, which can include things like offensive or insulting comments, online, in person or in writing,” the blue check marked tweet “reads. “Hate will not be tolerated in South Yorkshire. Report it and put a stop to it #HateHurtsSY”

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