Police perform in BX community talent show

Police officers from all 12 Bronx precincts let loose Saturday at the first Bronx Unity Showcase.

The Bronx Unity Showcase was held Saturday at Lehman College.

The Bronx Unity Showcase was held Saturday at Lehman College. (5/21/16)

THE BRONX - Police officers from all 12 Bronx precincts let loose Saturday at the first Bronx Unity Showcase.

The talent show featured officers and members of the community dancing to hip-hop songs and Broadway show tunes.

"We think it's important to show the community at large what a group of people such as the community and the police department can do together and have fun and bring a positive message," said Luis Melendez, a retired officer who organized the event.

The Bronx Unity Showcase was held at Lehman College. Organizers plan to make it an annual event.

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