A secretly-recorded video of Harrisburg police Officer Josh Hammer has gone viral for all the right reasons. It shows Hammer interacting with a young boy by playing basketball with him. Hammer, Sgt. Milo Hooper of the Street Crimes Unit, and Chief Tom Carter say engaging city youth through sports is nothing new; it’s just that this time someone with a cell phone happened to be recording it.
Click the videos to find out how the pick-up game came about and what police hope the community learns from this.