BPD in the News: Officers Want Kids on the (Tennis) Courts, Not in the Courts

A huge thank you to Susan Tran of NBC Boston for her coverage of the Boston Police Tennis Program "Volley Against Violence." Each Friday night, Officer Frank Williams and his fellow officers play tennis with over 100 kids from Southie, Eastie, Roxbury, Dorchester, and Jamaica Plain, not only to build police and youth relationships but to provide positive activities that will keep kids on the right path and off the streets. Said Officer Williams, "In tennis we say, 'Ready position—racket back, turn and step, follow through.' That's life—preparation, focus, finish. If you do those three things in tennis, you hit the ball straight. If you do those three things in life, you can only be successful." 

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