New Zealand Cops Bust Unforgettable 'Running Man' Moves

And they've challenged officers in America to share their own dance skills.

03/05/2016 10:48 PM AEST | Updated 03/05/2016 10:48 PM AEST

Police officers in New Zealand have thrown down a very serious challenge to cops across the world — and that's to film themselves doing the "Running Man" dance.

The New Zealand Police recruitment team showed off some of its awesome moves to Ghost Town DJ's 1995 hit "My Boo" in a video posted to Facebook on Tuesday.

With the lights flashing on their patrol vehicle, seven cops boogied on down to the beat before Sgt. Sonny Isoefo took center stage with some impressive maneuvers, reports the New Zealand Herald.

"We catch people on the run every day, this was a new #runningmanchallenge for our team," the recruitment team wrote on Facebook. The video has garnered more than 2.6 million views in the first eight hours it's been online.

Now the Kiwis have thrown down the gauntlet to 10 police departments around the globe: They've challenged officers from seven Australian forces, the tiny Isles of Scilly in the U.K. and the New York and Los Angeles Police Departments to show off their own dance moves.

According to Mashable, the so-called Running Man Challenge began in April, when University of Maryland basketball players Jaylen Brantley and Jared Nickens started posting videos of themselves doing variations of the dance.

The craze has since swept through college and professional sports teams, and is now poised to become the next social media phenomenon.

The new Harlem Shake? Anyone?

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