dc officer & teen dance off

*Now this may not be the answer to everything when it comes to policing the neighborhood.

But you’ve got to admit, when it comes to healing the tense relationship between police and the black community, its a welcomed start.

A Washington, D.C. officer approached two groups of teens and tried to diffuse what looked like a threatening situation about to occur. One of the teens, 17-year-old Aaliyah Taylor, walked up to the officer and began playing “Watch Me (Whip Nae/Nae)” on her phone and started dancing the Nae Nae dance.

A less experienced officer would have the teen on the ground already — choke-holed and handcuffed.

You feel me?

But this officer actually used her head first, and tried a new tactic. She looked at the teen doing the Nae-Nae and said, “That’s all you got?” and proceeded to make her own moves.

It worked. And got her some big props in the end.

Read more at EURThisNthat.