Cop dad’s Power Wheels ‘traffic stop’ has unexpected twist

It's sad when small children turn to a life of toy-enabled crime.

 

Dylan Love

Internet Culture

Published May 28, 2015   Updated May 28, 2021, 5:50 pm CDT

Below is a clip of Roanoke, Va., police officer Kenny Bowman horsing around at home with his kids, Blake and Rylee. But what started off as a fun videotaped moment for family and friends turned into a high-stakes, high-speed chase, and has since gone viral on social media.

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“I just came home one day after work, still had my uniform on, and they were playing with Rylee’s Power Wheel, and I thought it would be fun to do a ‘traffic stop’ on them for Facebook friends and family. I had no idea that it was going to reach so many people,” he told Inside Edition.

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It would appear that Officer Bowman is a moderately active YouTuber, so it’s curious that this video of him chasing a wild bird didn’t go viral first.

And here he is performing “Baby Got Back.”

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H/T Inside Edition | Photo via Kenny Bowman/YouTube

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*First Published: May 28, 2015, 11:51 am CDT