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Arlington Police Chief To Work Christmas, Giving An Officer The Holiday Off

Arlington Police Department
The winning words from Arlington PD's holiday photo caption contest? “No jelly in the donuts? Looks like it’s burglar for lunch again.”";s:3:

Consider it a perfect Christmas gift for a cop.

The Arlington police chief will be working Christmas Day, giving an officer a well-deserved day off.

Chief Will D. Johnson recently announced a holiday photo caption contest for evening shift officers. Officers wrote a caption to accompany a silly posed photograph, which included K9 Mojo standing near several boxes of doughnuts (of course) and a would-be burglar running off with an old television.

Johnson’s two daughters went through the submitted captions and chose a winner.

The winner, East Patrol Officer Brandon Evans, gets Christmas off while the police chief will report for duty at 2 p.m.

The winning caption?

“No jelly in the donuts? Looks like it’s burglar for lunch again.”

Eric Aasen is KERA’s managing editor. He helps lead the station's news department, including radio and digital reporters, producers and newscasters. He also oversees keranews.org, the station’s news website, and manages the station's digital news projects. He reports and writes stories for the website and contributes pieces to KERA radio. He's discussed breaking news live on various public radio programs, including The Takeaway, Here & Now and Texas Standard, as well as radio and TV programs in New Zealand and the United Kingdom.