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The Cincinnati Police Running Man Challenge will go down in history as one of their best videos!


The Cincinnati Police Department (CPD) accepted the Running Man Challenge after being dared by  the Detroit Police Department.     CPD released this video Sunday of its officers, staff, dispatchers, children, Bengals players and other members of the community moving and grooving to My Boo by Ghost Town DJs.   Of course, with some Cincinnati swag added to it!

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At the end, Chief Elliot challenged the  Pittsburgh Police Department, Cleveland Police Department and the Hamilton County’s Sheriff’s Department.   Chief Elliot also challenged everyone to put down the guns, and speak out against violence.


The Running Man Challenge was started by two young men from New Jersey. They recently appeared on the Ellen DeGeneres Show to talk about the inspiration for their idea and its impact around the world.

Turn up with this playlist of Cincinnati artist.

Cincinnati Police Department Mission Statement
The Cincinnati Police Department will develop personnel and manage resources to promote effective partnerships with the community to improve the quality of life through the delivery of fair and impartial police services while maintaining an atmosphere of respect for human dignity.


About the Greater Cincinnati Area
Cincinnati sits along the Ohio River and is close neighbors with Northern Kentucky and Southeast Indiana. Here, we meet across bridges, cultures and backgrounds to create a community that is uniquely the Cincinnati region.


Greater Cincinnati offers collegiate and professional sports teams, celebrated arts, parks, libraries and a thriving Downtown. The region is recognized routinely for being family-friendly, pet-friendly, LGBTQ-friendly, commuter-friendly and welcoming to all.


The Cincinnati area is one of the most affordable real estate markets in the country – more than 40 percent lower than the national average. The average rent in the Cincinnati Region is $730, and the 75 neighborhoods in the region offer a great place for everyone to live.



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Marissa Staples, Writer
The Voice of Black Cincinnati

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President of The Voice of Your Customer and founder of The Voice of Black Cincinnati.

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