New York Dance Police (NYDP)

JOIN the NYDP here!!!

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DANCE PARADE IS LOOKING FOR A FEW GOOD MEN AND WOMEN TO JOIN THE FORCE…THE NEW YORK DANCE POLICE!

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click to join the NYDP Facebook Page!

ALL NYDP OFFICERS WILL BE RECEIVING AN EMAIL WITH THEIR ASSIGNMENTS AND STATIONS FOR THE DAY…KEEP AN EYE OUT FOR IT IN YOUR INBOX!

***PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU’VE REGISTERED AS A VOLUNTEER BEFOREHAND and that you’ve signed the VOLUNTEER AGREEMENT FORM as it’s very important to the organization in making sure we know exactly who will be working with us prior to as well as on the day of the parade.

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  CLICK HERE TO REGISTER AS A VOLUNTEER

Members of the NYDP peruse the crowd and issue out summonses to individuals seen standing still, not participating and looking like they’re simply not having a good time!   Enforcing positive energy and sheer fun is the mantra of the NYDP. The “ticketed” offenders receive coupons donated by local dance companies and schools for discount passes and FREE CLASSES at their schools, which are good for up to one year. These ‘citations’ also promote our annual parade and festival.
 

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NYDP HISTORY:

The NYDP appeared in the first Dance Parade down Broadway and Fifth Avenue May 17th 2007. Sergeant Judy Grooves rallied the first squadron of 12 NYDP officers to ticket “bystanders” who were not moving to the groove…either out of rhythm, glum or just plain standing there, were all good reasons to be written up. Judgments against guilty parties have resulted in offenders being sentenced to Dance Halls, studios or nightclubs to practice or learn a style of dance. The Dance Parade Organization currently seeks additional NYDP officers to light up the city, citing “bystanders”, inspiring folks to dance and registering folks for the next dance parade. Prospective Officers apply here and Captain DJ McDonald will get back to you, VOLUNTEER HERE!!!

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photo by Robert Hurwitz

 

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Has your neighborhood, school, local bar, nightclub or dance studio been a moving a little more slowly these days? Print out these tickets and spread the word about Dance Parade 2015:
Dance Parade 2015 Tickets
Note the back of the tickets contain valuable coupons for discounts at dance studios and for the Official Dance Parade After Party at Affaire.

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