Supporting our Police – Slippin’ and a Slidin’

THIS IS AN OCCASIONAL BLOG FEATURING  GOOD, OFTEN UNDER-REPORTED NEWS STORIES ABOUT LAW ENFORCEMENT.

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On the Fourth of July the Asheville (NC) Police Department received a call, not about fireworks (legal or otherwise), but about a party the complainant wanted stopped.

Someone had constructed a homemade Slip ‘n’ Slide (the unmitigated gall) and was having a good ol’ time.

Asheville police officer Carrie Lee and her partner, officer Joe Jones, were sent to the scene. The complaint was that the ride was blocking the road and the police were asked to break up the party.

They did no such thing.

“We looked at it and determined it wasn’t really an issue,” Lee said in a tweet the police department posted. “So the first thing I said, I said I’m not here to break up your fun.”

And then…
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That’s Officer Lee going down the water ride while sitting inside of a black garbage bag.

Here’s more. Listen to what Officer Jones says at the very end of his ride.

It’s hilarious.

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