It's never easy letting someone down. How about letting a whole police department down?

Back in the days of Nucky Johnson* running afowl around Atlantic City, the Atlantic City Police Department apparently had its own real live mascot - a cat!

Other than it being named Annabelle, we really know nothing about the cat, other than the fact it once let the police department down.

We share with you a story from the New York Times, shared on Twitter:

 


*Nucky Johnson was the real person. "Nucky Thompson" was the fictionalized character on HBO's Boardwalk Empire.