A video of a Washington, D.C. cop went viral after she and a local teenager were filmed in a dance battle.
The viral video was originally uploaded to Facebook.
Police said that the officer found a group of teenagers trying to fight on Oct. 27, WUSA 9 reports. She then defused the situation in an unusual way -- by a dance-off.
“Instead of us fighting, she tried to turn it around and make it something fun,” Aaliyah Taylor, 17-year-old who participated in the dance battle, told the Washington Post. “I never expected cops to be that cool. There are some good cops.”
The officer in the video is known for her hard work and dedication to her job, according to Police Chief Cathy Lanier.
“The viral video today of the First District Officer positively engaging with teens and diffusing the conflict yesterday in a manner that appropriately resolved the call is reflective of the many positive police-community interactions that take place daily in Washington, D.C.,” Lanier said in a statement, according to WUSA 9.
The video has been viewed over 500,000 times.
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