Lonely Planet Writer

Spanish police officer is social media hit

Spanish policia cause a riot on social media.
Spanish policia cause a riot on social media. Image by Contando Estrelas / CC BY-SA 2.0

An image of a anti-riot policeman on the Spanish force’s Instagram page has become a social media hit, after the man, nicknamed ‘brazacos’, or Mr Biceps, was posted with the tagline ‘you and your security needs are our reason for being. If you need us, call us! 091 Police’. The social media team has won awards for its successful awareness campaigns, and the Policía Nacional Twitter account now boasts 1.16 million followers. Read more: thelocal.es