MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A week after being challenged to the #RunningManChallenge, the Shakopee Police Department has broken their silence.
The officers posted their response to the challenge on Facebook and Twitter early Wednesday morning.READ MORE: Lake Superior Zoo's Lilly The Lion Undergoes Root Canal
On May 26, Eagan police tweeted a video of the challenge showing officers breaking into a dance during a “traffic stop.”
To clarify, it wasn’t a real traffic stop.
Shakopee responded Wednesday with a video showing several members from the department auditioning to be featured in the video, including McGruff.READ MORE: Kashkari: Delta Variant Could Slow Labor Market Recovery
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— Shakopee Police (@ShakopeePD) June 1, 2016
They then called out the Eden Prairie and Bloomington Police Departments.
The #RunningManChallenge is an international phenomenon started by two teens from New Jersey, Kevin Vincent and Jerry Hall. The challenge is to post a video of the dance to Ghost Town DJs “My Boo.” It became popular when University of Maryland basketball players Jared Nicken and Jaylen Brantley joined in.MORE NEWS: Minnesota Olympians Help Boost Interest In Their Sports At Home
Eagan police said they wanted to bring it to Minnesota, and bring it they did.