Newspaper article Tweed Daily News (Tweed Heads, Australia)

This Would Be a Crime to Miss; Policeman Set to Salsa for Charity Dance

Newspaper article Tweed Daily News (Tweed Heads, Australia)

This Would Be a Crime to Miss; Policeman Set to Salsa for Charity Dance

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Byline: Alina Rylko

SENIOR Constable Mark Harrison from the Tweed/Byron local area command will lay down the law on the dance floor when he salsas for the Cancer Council's inaugural Tweed Celebrity Dance For Cancer on August 16.

He's been paired with dance teacher Amihan Mendoza from Gold Coast Salsa Tumbao Latino Dance for the fundraiser and since June has picked up most of the tricky dance moves.

"Even though this style of dancing is new to me, I'm feeling pretty confident that we can put together a good show for the night," Const Harrison said.

Although Const Harrison doesn't have any official dancing experience, he has dabbled in street dancing.

"When I was working in Blacktown as the youth liaison officer, I worked on the a[approximately]Switch' program, which is an outreach program designed to interact with street kids and give them something productive to do," said Const Harrison.

"We used to get all the kids together and teach them how to do a street dancing routine. …

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