Central Arkansas Police Chief Posts 'Cellfies' On Facebook

Published 06/03 2014 08:22AM

Updated 06/03 2014 09:02AM

BRYANT, AR -- Because safety matters to the Bryant Police Department, the police chief tries to keep things interesting on Facebook so people will keep driving in tips.

Chief Mark Kizer started using #CELLFIE for criminal mugshots.

He says that idea came to him Monday morning and it exploded on social media with more than 9,000 people seeing the post in just a couple hours.

Chief Kizer said, "Well my theory is this, it's real simple if you don't want to be exposed, don't do the crime, it's really simple."

Chief Kizer says they solve about 25% of crimes in Bryant through tips from social media, so expect more #CELLFIES in the future.

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