CROSBY COUNTY, TX (KCBD) - Adam Ortiz, a patrol sergeant with the Crosby County Sheriff's Office, is one of the many law enforcement officials joining in on a social media lip sync challenge.
The challenge started after Bexar County Sheriff's Deputy Alex Mena posted a video of him lip-syncing "Fuiste Mala," the popular Kumbia Kings song featuring Intocable.
However, Ortiz put his own twist on the challenge, syncing the Jason Aldean song "You Make It Easy," he said. Now he is challenging all law enforcement officials from around the area and state to join in the challenge.
"Anybody who wants to get involved (should join in)," Ortiz said. "Just to show that it's good for the community, just to show that we're people also. So, anybody who wants to jump on, jump on the train, let's go."
The hope is these lip sync videos will make law enforcement officials seem more personable and show they also have a personality.
"I think people have this misconception of you not being able to have fun, to be yourself, because of what we do. We live in a system where everybody sees us and people are scared to be themselves when they think about cops," Ortiz said. "But you can be yourselves all you want, everybody has a personality. This is a great career that has a bad reputation, people saying bad stuff about it as of late, but there's a lot of good to it too."
Officers are already rising to the challenge: