British Police Officer Finds Fame on Twitter for Ironic Name

A British police officer is finding fame on Twitter for his ironic name.
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The man's name was only shown on ITV News for a few seconds, but his ironic moniker lived on.

With a name like his, one British cop isn't getting away that easy.

Twitter users had some fun on Thursday after a police officer in England gave an interview that aired on ITV News. The man's name was only shown on the screen for a few seconds, but the ironic moniker lived on.

His name? Banks. Rob Banks.

And the award for policeman name of the year 2019 goes to....

— seth darby (@sethdarby) January 17, 2019

Best policeman name ever goes too.....??‍♂️

— Matt Allen (@mattatfamous) January 17, 2019

The Avon and Somerset police constable spoke to ITV about how the police force has been impacted by recent budget cuts.

Users also had laughs about other officials with word plays for names, like a chief of police in Oregon and a high-ranking Catholic Church leader in the Philippines.

We have Chief Outlaw here in Portland, OR. Not kidding.

— Ellen Taussig Conaty (@Ellen_DTC) January 18, 2019

I always loved the leader of the Catholic Church somewhere around Malaysia I believe; Cardinal Sin.

— steve marsh (@scruffysdad) January 18, 2019