Police called over road hockey game, join in on the fun (Video)

Janesville police officers practice a little community policing with a group of hockey-playing kids.
Janesville police officers practice a little community policing with a group of hockey-playing kids.

You have to be a pretty miserable human being to call the cops on a group of kids for getting outside and playing a little road hockey.

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Fortunately for this group of Janesville, Wisconsin, grade-schoolers, their local law enforcement officials turned out to be more understanding than their narc of a neighbour.

After getting a call about a “safety concern,” three officers rolled up, blocked off an area of the street and joined the kids for a quick game of 3-on-3.

Following the game, the officers huddled up with the kids and informed them of some other areas nearby that would be safer for them to play.

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“We encourage our officers to connect with kids and citizens alike as a means of increasing community trust and cooperation. Way to go officers!” the Janesville Police Department said in a statement.

Community policing — what a concept! In all seriousness, this was a win-win for everybody involved, except for the kid who took a shot to the groin.

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