Negative news stories highlighting the relationship amongst cops and citizens continue to flood our headlines. So when a police sergeant recently responded to a noise complaint in Carrollton, Texas, it could have easily taken a turn for the worse.
Sgt. Todd Burnside caught on his body cam a cooperation amongst himself and a group of men accumulated outside an apartment complex, huddled together in the parking lot. He pulled up in his squad car after someone called in a noise complaint.
Sgt. Burnside asked the men if they were having some kind of party. “We’re having a dance practice,” one man replied.
That’s when Sgt. Burnshide learned that David Opegbemi and his groomsmen were holding a secret dance practice, just like they had been doing for the previous four weeks. The guys were going over their dance as asurprise for David’s bride on his upcoming wedding day.
The men asked if Sgt. Burnside wanted to see their dance, to which he excitedly obliged. They broke into their adorable routine to “My Girl” by the Temptations.
Later that evening, the Carrollton Police Department shared the sweet encounter on their Facebook page and captioned the video, “We see a lot of bad. But we see a lot of good too.”
“This is what you should expect from officers throughout the country,” Sgt. Burnside told ABC. “When you just deal with each other as people, this is how people act. This is what you should expect.”
As for the groomsmen dance, David says his blushing bride, Tiera, was thrilled about her epic surprise.
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