Why it’s risky to dance like nobody’s watching when the court has CCTV

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By Thomas Connelly on

A police officer in Italy’s supreme court has achieved global YouTube fame after being caught dancing on CCTV as he waited for judges to deliver the verdict in Silvio Berluconi’s trial (which saw the ex-Italian Prime Minister’s conviction for tax fraud upheld). In the footage from last Thursday, the officer appears to be doing moves from the Village People’s YMCA.

The video has since spawned a host of spin-offs. Here is a version with the actual YMCA music…

And, for Village People connoisseurs, here is the clip set to the band’s lesser-known track, Macho Man.