The Skokie Police Department Saturday night joined a long list of law enforcement agencies around the country to take part in the #LipSyncChallenge.
The latest social media trend to make the rounds calls on police departments to sing along to their favorite hits. In Skokie’s case, some officers took their talents to the next level.
Skokie police posted their version of the challenge Saturday evening, kicking things off with an elaborate “Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” skit that matched the popular 1990s show’s opening credits.
The five-minute video then moves into half a dozen officers singing Queen’s “We Will Rock You” and eventually plays 12 songs, including “Jump on It” by Sugarhill Gang Apache, Psy’s “Gangnam Style,” NSYNC’s “Bye, Bye, Bye,” and “Watch Me (Whip/Nae Nae)” by Silentó.
Check out the full video:
Big John and Ramblin Ray are joined by Ann Tennes, Director of Marketing and Communications for the Village of Skokie, where she answers some questions on why the police department decided to do this and how they did it.