DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Dallas Mavericks forward Harrison Barnes and former Dallas Police Chief David Brown are using the basketball court to teach important life lessons to at-risk youth.
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Over 150 at-risk youth took part in a basketball camp on Saturday led by Mavericks’ Barnes and with Brown as a special guest.
“This is not just a basketball camp. This is showing people in this community that you care,” said former Police Chief Brown.READ MORE: He's... Out? Matthew McConaughey Says 'No' To 2022 Governor Run
Another goal of the camp was to build relationships between the children and law enforcement.MORE NEWS: Three-Year-Old Girl Shot In Fort Worth
The camp was hosted by the Dallas Police Athletic League and included children ranging from eight to 18 years old.