Meet Master Cpl. Jeff Davis of the Dover Police Department. Davis spoke with Fox News and admitted that the video was actually planned as a publicity campaign for the department.
In the interview, Davis remarks, "With all of the negative publicity the police have been getting nationwide and worldwide, I think it was a good thing to show a little, the lighter side of the police." He continued, "We are human and we have a tough job to do ... We just wanna kind of make a funny video to show that we're all human."
This is a bit of a trend lately, with police departments taking it upon themselves to try to remind the public that they're human too, like this video from the Lowell Police Department handing out gifts at traffic stops instead of tickets.