Reykjavk Police Department’s Instagram Is Unexpectedly a Lot of Fun

Men holding tiny cats, a plethora of tasty donuts, and silly fake mustaches are something that you'd expect to see on your friends' Instagram accounts, but certainly not one that's run by law enforcement. The Metropolitan Police Department in Reykjavk, Iceland seem to have a lot of fun though, and their official Instagram (@logreglan) is chock-full of entertaining and often silly pictures; never mind that Reykjavk is the capital and largest city in the country!

According to the BBC, Iceland has one of the lowest violent crime rates in the world, and the police (“logreglan” in Icelandic) are unarmed. Usage of hard drugs is low and there is virtually no tension between the economic classes.

The lighthearted Instagram account has a growing number of over 81,000 followers who enjoy seeing adorable animals, funny selfies, and a lot of bike riding. We wouldn't be surprised this was the most popular police department in the world.

Reykjavik Police Department Instagram
via [Twisted Sifter]

Sara Barnes

Sara Barnes is a Staff Editor at My Modern Met, Manager of My Modern Met Store, and co-host of the My Modern Met Top Artist Podcast. As an illustrator and writer living in Seattle, she chronicles illustration, embroidery, and beyond through her blog Brown Paper Bag and Instagram @brwnpaperbag. She wrote a book about embroidery artist Sarah K. Benning titled 'Embroidered Life' that was published by Chronicle Books in 2019. Sara is a graduate of the Maryland Institute College of Art. She earned her BFA in Illustration in 2008 and MFA in Illustration Practice in 2013.
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