Florida Deputies Responding to Disturbance Call Linger to Play Basketball With Local Kids

Bodycam footage released September 12 captures sheriff’s deputies in Hillsborough County, Florida, playing basketball with local kids.

The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office explained that deputies initially arrived to the area because of a disturbance. In a Facebook post, the sheriff’s office said deputies “quickly turned a negative situation into a positive experience with the community.”

Video released by the sheriff’s office shows the officers playing basketball with youths.

“District 1 residents played a good game and walked away with a great interaction with our deputies,” the sheriff’s office said, adding, “It’s a win-win situation … but shoutout to Deputy Burgess who scored the game-winning shot for #teamHCSO.” Credit: Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office via Storyful

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