Troy Police Launch ‘Positivity Patrols,’ Plan Interactions With Kids

Excerpt: Don’t be surprised to see Troy police officers tossing a football around with area kids this summer.

The Troy Police Department is mobilizing its new Positivity Patrol program. Officers will be out in the community distributing footballs, soccer balls and other fun items for kids.

The purpose of the program is to encourage kids to get outside and engaged in the community, as well as get to know their local police. Officers will be available to provide safety tips, chat or possibly toss a football around.

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