WATCH: These LAPD Officers Performing Mariachi Are Giving People Life

There’s just something about mariachi music: it’s intoxicating, vibrant, joyful, and it can make you smile or cry just like that. And we can all picture what traditional mariachi musicians look and sound like—until now. At LA’s Mariachi Festival, a team of local police officers took the stage to the surprise of revelers, and it turns out, the Internet.

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When the LAPD Tweeted a video of lead singer, Chris Reza, and other officers and sheriff’s deputies serving as backup musicians, wearing badges instead of sombreros, people went wild.

 

OMG! They were awesome! That’s one of my favorite songs!! I want to hear more! I would hire them for my Birthday Party next year! pic.twitter.com/nyxMraYWdy

 

 

 

Reza replied with an Insta post saying:

“Great event and a great time.” Many thanks to my mariachi/law enforcement brothers and sisters for having the heart and vision to see this through mariachi Los Servidores.”

Who knew there was such talent hiding in those squad cars?

H/T: Mitú