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Video: Officer Responds To Noise Complaint By Instead Joining Neighborhood Basketball Game

Here's a positive video to help boost your morale this Friday. A police officer down in Gainesville, Florida was dispatched out to respond to a call for a noise complaint involving a group of neighborhood kids playing basketball in the street. But instead of shutting the game down - which would have been ridiculous - he joined in on the fun. 

At one point, they even lowered the hoop for him so he could throw down a ferocious dunk.

Whoever phoned in the complaint certainly didn't get what they wanted. Maybe they'd be better off just letting kids innocently play basketball in the street.

Officer White was recently dispatched to a call of kids playing basketball "loudly" in the streets. In the evening. Having fun. Not committing crimes. Let's see how he handled it.

Posted by Gainesville Police Department on Thursday, January 21, 2016

[Deadspin]