Why this Dover Police Department Video has 25 Million Views and Counting – It’s Not What You Think!

You know you’ve done it before – don’t lie! – rocked out to Taylor Swift’s catchy tune “Shake It Off.” And now one Dover, DE, police officer has been “caught” doing it in a video that has gone viral.

The Dover Police Department posted a DashCam video of Officer Jeff Davis lip syncing and dancing in his cruiser on their YouTube page. The video begins by saying:

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According to ABC News, “The police department later said the video was staged and done for fun, only taking 15 minutes to shoot… The 19-year police veteran said he already knew the lyrics, thanks to his 10-year-old daughter.”

After so many negative police stories in the media, it’s nice to see a positive one of them cutting loose and having fun!

And, if you can’t get enough of Taylor Swift viral videos, here’s a bonus in-car video of an adorable 2 year-old lip syncing to “Shake It Off”:


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