A video of a white police officer interacting with black kids has gone viral for all the right reasons.
The video, posted by the Gainesville Police Department, shows an officer who was dispatched over a noise complaint of kids playing basketball too loudly in the street. The officer in the video tells the kids “obviously, I ain’t got not problem with it” and then proceeds to shoot some hoops. The officer even ends his visit with a slam dunk.
Check it out:
When this Florida officer responded to a complaint about "noisy" children in a street, he took a hands-on approach.https://t.co/COOgbwWCl2
— NBC Nightly News (@NBCNightlyNews) January 22, 2016
Letting “kids be kids” — awesome!
So far, the video has been viewed a staggering 9 million times on the Gainesville Police Department’s Facebook page.