The coffee machine is broken at the Södermalm police station in southern Stockholm when The Local arrives.
"Riots have broken out over less in Sweden," says Viktor Adolphson, commanding officer with the Södermalm police, with a chuckle.
Humour is something of a signature for the veteran cop, the self-confessed "funny one" of the two officers who were the first active-duty police officers in Sweden to take social media on the beat. His partner against crime, Johan Säfström, is the brains behind the account, fact boffin, and expert on the finer points of Swedish law.
Together, they are @YB_Sodermalm
, tweeters with almost 20,000 followers, and a healthy Instagram and Facebook following to boot.
But why is a typical pair of Stockholm cops so popular when their jurisdiction of Södermalm only has 100,000 residents?
Because their tweets make headlines. And often. Sometimes, it's thanks to a touch of humour: