Police are getting into the Bryce Harper sweepstakes

Brian Tinsman
January 29, 2019 - 10:15 pm

Adam Hagy-USA TODAY Sports


Bryce Harper is a generational baseball talent who remains unsigned as the calendar turns to February. This alone makes for a strange hot stove season.

But the strange became bizarre on Tuesday, as police departments in cities around the U.S. began tweeting their best sales pitch to Harper to become a cop.

It started in Philadelphia, where false rumors were certain he would announce a deal with the Phillies. He did not, but the Philly Police pitched him on a career change:

D.C. Metro Police responded with a Photoshop job of their own:

Heck, even the St. Louis County PD explored their Adobe suite to show Bryce Harper signing on with them:

It's a wacky bit, no question. But if it helps these police departments do some sly career marketing to the masses, who are we to judge?

At this rate, hopefully, someone signs Harper before Opening Day.


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