MN police to drunk drivers: We will make you listen to One Direction

Sorry, Harry Styles.

Extra DWI enforcement is back for the holiday season, and a small town Minnesota police department has come up with a new kind of cruel and unusual punishment for drunk drivers.

In a tweet that pays homage to Liam Neeson, the department promised to add insult to injury by making impaired drivers listen to boy bands on the way to jail.

Actually, not just boy bands – One Direction cover bands. Oof.

It went viral

The post has been liked over 9,000 times and retweeted by over 5,000 users as of Saturday afternoon.

This is not the first time Wyoming police have gotten attention for their safety warnings. Chief of Police Paul Hoppe told KPTV his team uses "tongue in cheek" humor to get community members to read the posts and engage in conversations.

Sure enough, the department's followers had plenty of fun with the boy band tweet.

Here's some of their responses:

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