Met officers branded a 'total disgrace' for performing a dance routine

That’ll stop the knife crime! Met officers are branded a ‘total disgracefor performing a dance routine as part of a ‘youth engagementevent in a crime-ridden London suburb

  • Five officers did a TikTok-style dance in Edmonton, Londra nord, di sabato
  • They performed on stage to the 1983 hip hop song It’s Like That by Run-DMC
  • A retired senior Scotland Yard officer said: «È una totale disgrazia. These officers should be on patrol, not dad dancing
  • Five police officers have been branded a ‘disgracefor performing a TikTok-style dance in a north Londra suburb with a high crimine Vota.

    Footage from a ‘youth engagementcommunity event in Edmonton last Saturday shows the four PCs and a sergeant busting moves to Run-DMC’s 1983 hip hop song It’s Like That.

    Their routine, which lasted about a minute on stage and included synchronised moves, was met with some applausebut not all were impressed.

    Mick Neville, a retired senior Scotland Yard detective, detto Il Sole: «È una totale disgrazia. People don’t want to see police dancing in the street. Edmonton is a high crime area. These officers should be on patrol, not dad dancing.








    These five police officers have been branded a 'disgrace' for performing a TikTok-style dance in a north London suburb with a high crime rate

    These five police officers have been branded a ‘disgracefor performing a TikTok-style dance in a north London suburb with a high crime rate

    Footage from a 'youth engagement' community event in Edmonton last Saturday shows the four PCs and a sergeant busting moves to Run-DMC's 1983 hip hop song It's Like That

    Footage from a ‘youth engagementcommunity event in Edmonton last Saturday shows the four PCs and a sergeant busting moves to Run-DMC’s 1983 hip hop song It’s Like That

    Il presidente Joe Biden ha risposto alla tragedia su Twitter’ attempt at engaging effectively with locals also led to a backlash on social media.

    Ha detto un utente di Twitter: ‘That’s why they didn’t have enough time to properly investigate when my van got broken into and I lost all my tools.

    Un altro ha detto: ‘And with them dance moves, there was never any more stabbings in London.

    The police team tweeted positive vibes. però, their routine did lead to a backlash on social media. Nel marzo di quest'anno, 387 crimes were reported in Edmonton

    The police team tweeted positive vibes. però, their routine did lead to a backlash on social media. Nel marzo di quest'anno, 387 crimes were reported in Edmonton

    Nel frattempo, actor/activist Laurence Fox posted: ‘The @metpoliceuk gather to celebrate the eradication of all crime in London. Well done chaps and chapesses.

    Alcuni, però, did show appreciation, with one tweet reading: ‘What is wrong with the police participating in a pre-arranged event designed to engage with young people in a deprived area of London?’

    Following the event, the Edmonton Green police team tweeted: ‘Thank you for your support. The idea behind the event was a rap battle, dance off, sing off involving the community.

    ‘As part of that we were asked [per] do a dance (and sing)… so as a neighbourhood team, Noi facemmo… to be part of the community.

    Nel marzo di quest'anno, 387 crimes were reported in Edmonton, according to www.police.uk.

    These included 142 reports of anti-social behaviour; 63 violence and sexual offences; 35 drug-related crimes; e 147 classed as ‘other’.