Viral video: Harrisburg police say interaction with city youth is nothing new

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.

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