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Massachusetts police praised for taking time to play basketball with kids

Raw video: Officers in Lawrence, Massachusetts receive praise for positive interaction in community

 

Several police officers in Lawrence, Mass., are getting a round of applause from the community and mayor after a pickup basketball game with a group of kids.

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Video of the game was shared by a FOX25 viewer showing several officers playing on Lawrence Street.

"Great to see our new police officers beginning their careers as great community police officers. Those kids will always remember that game of ball,” Mayor Dan Rivera said.

The officers have not been named, but they are certainly getting a thumbs up from many residents.

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