CHARLTON, MA (WHDH) - Police in Charlton had a little fun on April Fool’s Day when they announced they’re upgrading their K9 program…with a bear.
The “Ursiade Program,” as the department noted in its April 1 Facebook post, includes getting a brown bear from Alaska following a successful program in Russia.
Charlton Police say the brown bear, Nanuk, are specially trained, have a higher life expectancy, and the department expects that suspects would have a harder time fighting or eluding a bear.
The department says they are soliciting names for the newest addition to the force.
You can read their full post below.
NOTE: Charlton Police posted this on April Fool’s Day. We’re almost positive they’re not actually getting a bear for their police force. Almost. Positive.
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