NEW YORK — NYPD officers were facing off in a softball game in the Police Commissioner’s League recently when a woman got into a “serious” auto collision nearby. So they did what officers frequently do, paused their activity to assist someone in need.
The NYPD 70th precinct, which is located in Brooklyn, tweeted out a photo of officers from both teams tending to the wrecked vehicle. “At a moment’s notice, NYPD officers are ready to help NYers in any way they can,” they wrote on twitter.
A competitive game of 🧤softball⚾ between cops in the Police Commissioner's league quickly turned into them working together to assist a woman who was involved in a serious vehicle collision nearby. At a moment's notice, NYPD officers are ready to help NYers in any way they can. pic.twitter.com/a9oKuAVG5x
— NYPD 70th Precinct (@NYPD70Pct) May 11, 2021
The NYPD has long used sports to forge bonds in the community, including by playing against each other in the Police Commissioner’s League and playing with the youth in the Police Athletic League, Fox reported.