Officers hang with kids at Eureka Gardens

JaxPAL photo via Facebook
JaxPAL photo via Facebook

Police officers and the Jacksonville Police Athletic League went to Eureka Garden Apartments Saturday morning as part of the MobilePAL program to engage youth and foster positive relationships between law enforcement officers and young people.

Officers spent time with children and provided free ice cream as Evangel Temple distributed backpacks and school supplies  Barber David Huffman provided free haircuts and Taco Bell personnel discussed job opportunities with residents.

Former Jacksonville Jaguars player Maurice Williams also participated, playing football with the children.