Police show social media sense of humor
Confirmed bear gone headed west, nice working with all the media outlets. Nice pics by many of our followers.— Brookline PD (@BrooklineMAPD) June 26, 2012
It turned out he was the same bear who romped through Cape Cod a few weeks ago. His travels have earned him his own Twitter account The Cape Cod Bear.
Brookline has only been tweeting for about six or seven months, Harrington said, and is usually a just-the-facts outfit. Notably absent from their following list is their felled bruin friend.
I think theres a time and a place for being light, said Harrington. I think the real purpose we want out of Twitter is getting a good message out there.