After a process that went nearly two months from start to finish, the police department in Troy, Michigan has finally named the police cat. Say hello to Pawfficer Badges.
According to the department, Pawfficer Badges' duties will include community policing, supervising the K9 Unit and cuddles.
It’s official. Our police cat is named Pawfficer Badges. pic.twitter.com/xLRlMK635J
— Troy Police Dept. (@TroyMI_Police) May 1, 2018
Badges won with 40 percent of the vote, just beating out Pawfficer Donut.
We are picking Police Cat's name today in honor of #AdoptAShelterPetDay Vote or suggest another name in the comments. AND, consider visiting @mhumane to adopt your very own #PoliceCat
— Troy Police Dept. (@TroyMI_Police) April 30, 2018
The cat came from the Michigan Humane Society and went through an interview process, background check and more.