Brimfield Police Chief David Oliver's book based on his Facebook rants, "No Mopes Allowed," is selling well, he reported on the department's website.
COLUMBUS, Ohio - An Ohio police chief has invited his nearly 85,000 Facebook followers to his small town's annual community festival and expects at least 1,000 from near and far to show up this weekend.
Brimfield Township Chief David Oliver started the page more than three years ago hoping to reach 500 people in his northeast Ohio community. But his posts mixing humor, blunt opinion and community engagement draw an online audience that's now eight times the number of residents the department serves.
Oliver says more than 1,000 fans signed up to visit this weekend, many from out-of-town or out-of-state. He's turned the parade into a tribute for veterans and says more than 400 veterans will participate.
The only folks not invited are the criminals that Oliver frequently refers to as "mopes."
Brimfield, Ohio will say thank-you to hundreds of veterans who have been invited to the tiny Portage County community for the annual Brimfest celebration.
Brimfield Township Chief David Oliver has invited his nearly 85,000 Facebook followers to his small town's annual community festival and expects at least 1,000 from near and far to show up this weekend.
Brimfield Police Chief David Oliver's book "No Mopes Allowed" is now available for presale.
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