Here is proof that the Fort Collins Police Department has a sense of humor.

Over the weekend, Fort Collins Police proudly announced the debut of their first patrol cat, Officer Buttersworth. This one-year-old Himalayan comes from a long line of working cats bred for their temperament and tracking abilities.

According to Officer Wier, the feline’s handler, “We’re furtunate to be the first and only claw enforcement agency in the United States with a cat on staff. This has been a pet project of mine for years, and meow it’s finally a reality.”

This YouTube video tells the story:

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