OKC Police Department Hosts Basketball Tournament for Kids

OKC Police Working to Strengthen Community Relations Through Jammin’ HoopsFest

The Ministry’s Family Outreach and Community Teamwork Unit held a basketball tournament for children



TO THE SETUP AND THE HOOP. THE JIM AND HOOPS FEST HAS MEETING ON THE NORTH EAST SIDE OF THE CITY FOR ABOUT EIGHT YEARS AN EVENT FOR CHILDREN AND THE COMMUNITY WE NEED TO COME OUT THAT WE ARE HUMAN LIKE EVERYONE. WE ARE HERE FOR THE CHILDREN. WE ARE HERE FOR THE ADULTS. WE’RE NOT THE EVIL AND WHILE THE EVENT HAS FOOD BASKETBALL AND PRIZES, POLICE SAID IT ALSO HELPS THE COMMUNITY GET COMFORTABLE WITH THOSE IN UNIFORM TOO. AND WE USE IT AS A WAY TO REACH CHILDREN TO HAVE SOMETHING IN THE COMMON FACT SAY OUT ORGANIZERS. AS TODAY’S EVENTS CAN AND MAKE A DIFFERENCE, ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT THINGS TO ME IS THAT WE DID A STATISTICAL SURVEY AFTER APPROXIMATELY FOUR YEARS IN THE PROGRAM WHICH SHOWED A DECREASE IN CRIME IN THE NORTH- EAST, OKLAHOMA CITY ON THESE NIGHTS WHEN THEY HOST THE EVENTS BUILDING RELATIONSHIPS TO REDUCE VIOLENCE AND CRIME AND ALSO MAKE THE POLICE KNOW OUR CHILDREN BETTER. THEY HAVE HAD A MORE INDIVIDUAL RELATIONSHIP WITH OUR CHILDREN AND IT HAS MADE A DIFFERENCE IN THE WAY THEY PERCEIVE THEM. WHAT IF YOU MISSED TONIGHT’S EVENT. THE NEXT ACTIVITY IS SCHEDULED IN HATHA. CENTER ON JULY 28 FOLLOWED BY THEIR RETURN TO SCHOOL ON AUGUST 4

OKC Police Working to Strengthen Community Relations Through Jammin’ HoopsFest

The Ministry’s Family Outreach and Community Teamwork Unit held a basketball tournament for children

Oklahoma City Police strives to strengthen its relationship with the communities it serves. On Thursday, the department’s Family Outreach and Community Teamwork Unit held a basketball tournament for the kids. KOCO 5’s Jason Burger was the Jammin’ HoopsFest. Open the video player above for its report.

Oklahoma City Police strives to strengthen its relationship with the communities it serves.

On Thursday, the department’s Family Outreach and Community Teamwork Unit held a basketball tournament for the kids.

KOCO 5’s Jason Burger was the Jammin’ HoopsFest. Open the video player above for its report.

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