Watch: Police buy new net, shoot some hoops with neighborhood kids

Gainesville police posted pictures on Facebook of an officer playing a pickup basketball game. Several officers noticed someone ripped down the basketball nets at a park on Atlanta Street.

So they used their own money to buy new ones and played some hoops.

Corporal Holbrook getting schooled on some basketball.

Posted by Gainesville Police Department on Tuesday, May 26, 2015

One of the officers, Cpl. Drew Reed, then treated the children to ice cream and popsicles.

Gainesville police say the actions prove “the dedication our officers have for the communities they serve.”

Corporal Reed treating everyone to ice cream.

Posted by Gainesville Police Department on Tuesday, May 26, 2015

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