Goldsboro police join lip sync battle

GOLDSBORO, N.C. (WITN) - Some Eastern Carolina law enforcement officers took a break from laying down the law to lay down some dance moves.

Goldsboro police put on a stellar performance lip syncing to Vanessa Carlton's A Thousand Miles. It's part of a growing lip sync battle among police departments across the nation.

Goldsboro police posted the video on their Facebook page, ​ saying that they wanted to join in on the fun to show their lighter side.

So far, the video has been viewed more than 370,000 times and shared more than 10,000 times.

Other departments in the area, including Farmville police and Greenville police, have said they're ready to take on the challenge next.