No Criminal Can Escape...Lil' RoboCop

The year is 2010. Detroit is a crime-ridden carcass of the gleaming metropolis it once was. The city only has one hope. And he's 2 years old.

This precociously awesome two-year-old was dead set on being RoboCop for Halloween. "After I showed him the trailer," says Jim, his father (and serious world's best parent contender), "there was no convincing him otherwise." And what an adorable future-dystopia robot police officer he turned out to be.

And while just a single photograph of Lil' RoboCop would have been enough to melt the entire internet into a puddle of "awww," the youngster's parents didn't stop there. They happen to live in Detroit—COULD THIS GET ANY MORE PERFECT?!—which means that they had crime to fight:

No Criminal Can Escape...Lil' RoboCop

No Criminal Can Escape...Lil' RoboCop

About a dozen more photos of the Gizmodo-certified Cutest Costume of the Year can be seen over on their blog, Sweet Juniper. OK, would a shot-for-shot remake be too much to ask, guys? [Sweet Juniper via Daily What]