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.

Dallas Mavericks’ Harrison Barnes leads a basketball camp for at-risk youth. (CBS 11)

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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.

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Former Dallas Police Chief David Brown visits basketball camp as special guest. (CBS 11)

Another goal of the camp was to build relationships between the children and law enforcement.

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The camp was hosted by the Dallas Police Athletic League and included children ranging from eight to 18 years old.