LAWRENCE, Kan., Sept. 27 (UPI) -- Police in Kansas warned residents against letting their emotions get the best of them in advance of the first presidential debate.
The Lawrence police department shared a tweet on Monday afternoon reminding residents their feelings about the debates were not an appropriate reason to call the emergency number.
"We realize politics can make emotions run high, but being mad at a presidential candidate in a debate is NOT a reason to call 911," police wrote.
The police department, which shares a number of humorous tweets and was recently verified by Twitter, also warned against participating in drinking games tied to the debates.
"Additionally, drinking games where you drink every time someone says 'yuge' leads to binge drinking, and we discourage that strongly," the department wrote.