Hertfordshire Police force has apologised for a series of offensive tweets during the World Cup.
The force tweeted:
Regarding Colombia, the full tweet said:
“Illegal armed groups and other criminal groups are heavily involved in the drugs trade. If you have any information about drug dealing, please visit http://www.herts.police.uk/operationcrystal.”
The full tweet regarding Nigeria said:
“British nationals are increasingly being targeted by scam artists operating in West Africa. “For information and advice on protecting yourself from ‘romance fraud’, please visit http://www.herts.police.uk/fraud.”
After receiving complaints Hertfordshire Police issued the following statement:
“We would like to apologise to anyone who has been offended by the tweets issued by Hertfordshire Constabulary linked to the World Cup.
“Our only aim was to give crime prevention advice about issues which may affect communities in Hertfordshire, having researched crime issues for the countries involved in the tournament.
“In order to prevent any further offence we have removed the posts.”
The police force never fails to disappoint.
What the HELL does any of this have to do with the World Cup???
Hertfordshire Police, you are a bunch of MORONS.
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