Columbus police officer shows off basketball skills to young man

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - A Columbus police officer has been caught playing around on the job - but for a good reason.

The police department posted a picture on Facebook showing officer Reeves playing basketball with a boy.

CPD says a game of hoops is a good way for officers to meet and connect with people.

This isn't the first time officer Reeves was caught connecting with the community.

Back in October, a woman took a photo of her and officer Henderson playing basketball with a group of boys in the Oakland Park neighborhood.

Both posts have gotten hundreds of likes and shares on social media.

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