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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 community members moving and grooving to My Boo by Ghost Town DJs. Of course, with some Cincinnati swag added to it!


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


Two young men started the Running Man Challenge from New Jersey. The duo recently appeared on the Ellen DeGeneres Show to discuss their idea’s inspiration and global impact.



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Cincinnati Police Department Mission Statement


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



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About the Greater Cincinnati Area


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


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 country’s most affordable real estate markets. It is more than 40 percent lower than the national average. The average rent in the Cincinnati Region is $730. The 75 neighborhoods in the region offer an excellent place for everyone to live.



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Written by: Crystal Kendrick


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Written by Crystal Kendrick

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