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The police chief of Brimfield Township in Ohio is being praised by people from around the country for announcing on his department's Facebook page that officers have been ordered to issue at least one ticket per shift, and are "strongly encourag[ed]" to target small children.
It's Opposite Summer in Brimfield, and any kid caught wearing a helmet while riding their bike will be stopped by police and issued a ticket — for a free ice cream cone.
The owner of Frank’s Drive-In, which will be accepting the "tickets" all summer long, says he hopes the officers will also "write kids up" for "any act of kindness or bravery" that they witness.
Originally posted by Lukku
...perfectly safe childhood with NO helmut...
Originally posted by Aleister
Well, nice, in one way. But ice cream? Very unhealthy "food". And here we have authority figures saying that it is a wonderful food. Sad. Make mine Rice Dream, with a side of yummy.edit on 5-6-2013 by Aleister because: an extra floating "