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WATCH: Policeman's upbeat tune goes viral

18 November, 01:10 PM

Warrant Officer Dawie Williams has South Africans tapping their feet to this heartfelt rendition of gospel song Count Your Blessings.

The Potchefstroom police officer posted the video to his Facebook page. It is gaining serious momentum with over 68 000 views and more than 2 000 shares.

Speaking to News24, Williams explained he is also a pastor at Gateway Kingdom Life Church and often sings before he preaches.

"Singing is my heartbeat,” he said to News24. 

Despite problems in the country, Williams said it’s important to remember South Africa’s “bright side”. 

"Attitude is important,” he said. “Policemen are here to serve the people, you must earn trust."

Williams has worked as a police officer in Potchefstroom for a decade. His work includes providing counselling to victims of crime and giving officers in the precinct regular talks and training.

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