New Zealand's police are regularly running after men as part of their day to day jobs - but this time they've decided to try their hand at something different.

They've shared a video on the New Zealand Police Recruitment Facebook page of a team of cops doing the 'running man' - yes, the late '80s dance move made famous by Janet Jackson.

The group of eight cops perform the dance - complete with flashing lights from a car - along with some other smooth moves, in front of a dropped wallet in a garage.

The star of the show, doing an impressive dance solo before pulling out his notebook and exiting stage left, is Sergeant Sonny Isoefo.


The soundtrack to the dance may be familiar to some - it's Ghost Town DJ's 1996 smash hit "My Boo."

The video, uploaded less than an hour ago, has already been viewed nearly 90,000 times.

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