(CBS DETROIT) — Detroit police officers showed off their basketball skills at Henry Ford High School to promote peace within schools.
The department held a “Stop the Violence, Keep the Peace’ basketball game Tuesday.
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Our officers took on Henry Ford High School's boys basketball team in a game to promote peace in our schools and the relationship between officers and students! #OneDetroit #StopTheViolence #KeepThePeace pic.twitter.com/wT9mzHDIiT
— Detroit Police News (@detroitpolice) May 17, 2022
At halftime, officers spoke to attendees about the importance of keeping schools safe and free of violence.READ MORE: Michigan Ballot Initiative Aims To Protect Abortion Rights
DPD will host another game at Cody High School next week.MORE NEWS: AG Nessel Says Abortions Are Still Legal In Michigan
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