Last week, I was walking by 57th & 2nd Avenue when I noticed a bunch of people filming a traffic officer with their phones. At first, I was confused – then I started watching, and it all made sense.
There are several dancing traffic officers in the city, but I believe this is Mentoria Hutchinson, who the NY Times profiled last year. Now 62, she’s been a traffic cop since 1980 (!!). Why dance? “You ever seen anyone dance and be mad?…It’s the best way to keep yourself happy!”
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