Say what you will about police, there are some times when you just have to hold your hands up and say “well played.”

This is absolutely one of those moments.

Police Commissioner Grant Stevens was giving an interview to 9News’s Mike Lorigan when his phone rang.

The interruption stopped the interview in its tracks, Commissioner Stevens reaching into his blazer’s pocket to pull out his ringing phone.

Hear the ringtone and Grant Stevens’ comeback here: