Bobby on the beat! Moment policeman shows off his bhangra moves with dancers at a Commonwealth Games warm-up event in Birmingham
- PC Gorvinder Chima seen showing off his moves alongside five women
- He seems to end up leading the routine as the others begin to copy his moves
- Clip uploaded onto Twitter by police and has been viewed thousands of times
A fun-loving police officer has gone viral after footage of him bhangra dancing with a group of volunteers at a Commonwealth Games warm-up event was shared online.
Student officer Gorvinder Chima was filmed showing off his moves alongside the women dancers at a stall outside the stadium in Perry Barr, Birmingham, on Wednesday.
Mr Chima, who is on the Perry Barr and Oscott neighbourhood policing team, appears to end up leading the routine as the dancers start to follow his dance moves.
Student officer Gorvinder Chima is seen showing off his moves alongside a group of female dancers at a stall outside the stadium in Perry Barr, Birmingham, on Wednesday
It appears Mr Chima ends up leading the routine as he switches dance moves and the others begin to follow suit
Onlookers can be seen stopping to watch or join in the fun as the group dance to the popular bhangra track Mundian To Bach Ke.
The 30-second clip was uploaded by West Midlands Police and tweeted by Perry Barr Police and has since been viewed thousands of times.
Perry Barr captioned the video: ‘Some of the team have been down at The Alexander Stadium today at the Military Games!
‘Great to speak to and engage with the local community in the run up to The Commonwealth Games.’
‘One of our officers even got his dancing shoes on!’.
Many social media users were quick to praise the officer’s impressive dancing with one writing: ‘Community engagement is vital. Well done to this officer.’
Onlookers can be seen stopping and joining in with the fun as they realise a police officer is getting involved
Another added: ‘Great to see… wearing a uniform doesn’t make him not human… well done.’
A third commented: ‘He’s got some moves to be fair. What a dude and nice to see a copper not afraid to have a bit of fun.’
Officers from the force were at the Alexander Stadium to supervise an invited event for the Army who were testing the athletics track ahead of the games in 98 days time.
Alexander Stadium has undergone a £72million renovation in time for the opening ceremony on July 28.
The 30-second clip was uploaded by West Midlands Police and tweeted by Perry Barr Police and has since been viewed thousands of times
The officer was seen getting his groove on with five female Punjabi dancers
The Games, which will see 5,054 participants competing across 238 different sports, will be one of the biggest operations in the force’s history.
Chief Superintendent Steve Graham said: ‘This is a once in a lifetime event for the region and also for the force.
‘We are working hard on delivering a safe and secure Birmingham 2022 but we are also planning for policing to be very much in the background.
‘This is about people coming to our great region from all across the world and having a fantastic time.
Many social media users were quick to praise the officer’s impressive dancing with one writing: ‘Community engagement is vital. Well done to this officer’
‘We are working hard to make sure that everyone that comes feels safe and can relax and focus on the important things – the fantastic sport and cultural events that will be taking place.
‘Our whole operation is based on us working together as one – this includes colleagues from other forces, as well as our blue light services partners, such as fire and ambulance and British Transport Police, who will looking after everyone on the transport network.
‘In order to continue our core policing duties outside of the Birmingham 2022 events, we will be bringing in over 2000 additional officers from forces across the country so our communities will continue to be served by our officers. ‘