The Cosplay Police Seem Awfully Chill

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Photographer Lawrence Brenner took these shots of cosplay superteam Spiral Cats while they were in NYC doing some League of Legends work.

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I’ve never seen an assault rifle-carrying police officer look so happy in my life.

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You can see more of Lawrence’s photos here.

Luke Plunkett is a Senior Editor based in Canberra, Australia. He has written a book on cosplay, designed a game about airplanes, and also runs cosplay.kotaku.com.

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DISCUSSION

TFW you play games as a police officer.*

TOFW you go on patrol and you see people cosplay the characters you play as.*

TOFW you also hold real weaponry while taking these photos.

[*Disclaimer: I have never been nor is any part of my family a police officer. Though, if there is credit, I do know a former police officer.]