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Sheriff's deputy retires after 29 years with hilarious elevator dance party

Deputy Tony Scherb of the El Paso County Sheriff's Office celebrated his last day at work with an elevator dance party.
/ Source: TODAY

You mean to tell me some sheriffs offices don't hold elevator dance parties on retirement day?

Deputy Tony Scherb of the El Paso County Sheriff's Office in Colorado whipped and nae-nae'd his way out of 29 years of service last week — and the whole thing was caught on camera.

Displaying his moves to Silentó's "Watch Me (Whip/Nae Nae)," Scherb managed to lasso some colleagues into joining him — but they quickly put on their best "work faces" when the boss came by.

And judging by the 3 million shares the video's garnered, the entire Internet's celebrating with the newly retired background investigator.

"We just thought, 'Hey, let's do something fun to celebrate something fun to celebrate his retirement," Jacqueline Kirby, media relations manager for the Sherrif’s Office, told

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"In the end, the response was way more overwhelming than we thought it'd be, especially for a law enforcement agency."

Of course, the goofy video wasn't all about racking up Facebook likes.

"What we hope people see is that even though officers serve and protect as their main duty, they are human. They can have fun. And that's what we did," Kirby said.

And how will Scherb be remembered, other than as a YouTube star?

"Tony is probably one of the most hilarious, nicest deputies I've ever met," Kirby said.

"He's had a stellar stellar career and he's going to be greatly missed. Just a quality person and a quality deputy."