Cleveland police add new recruit in from the North Pole: Mr. Meanor the Elf!

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CLEVELAND, Ohio — The Cleveland Police Department has added a new recruit straight from the North Pole: Mr. Meanor.

If you have kids, you’ll know that the ‘Elf on the Shelf’ has a direct line to Santa Claus.

Now, Mr. Meanor the elf will be hanging with Cleveland police for the Christmas season, helping to keep an eye on the city.

Friday, Mr. Meanor was spotted on a donut break — and was banned from eating in the cruiser thanks to “a sprinkle incident.”

The Cleveland Police Department will update everyone on Mr. Meanor’s ventures through Christmas on Twitter and Facebook.