May 19, 2011

News Release

For Immediate Release

Battle of the Badges

The Springfield Police Department would like to invite the public to the annual Battle of the Badges Basketball Game benefiting the Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ozarks.

The game takes place Saturday, May 21st starting at 6 p.m. in the Kickapoo High School gymnasium. Starting at 5 p.m. in the Kickapoo parking lot, there will be multiple inflatables for the kids, a SFD fire truck, several SPD police cars and other events for the family.

This year, the SPD will take on the Greene County Sheriff's Office with tickets being sold for $5.00 (children 5 and under are free). There will also be raffles at the door. At halftime, four individuals from the crowd will be randomly selected to participate in a surprise event where the winner will receive a prize if they win.

Come out and show your support for both agencies and help benefit a great cause.

Media Contact: Cpl. Matt Brown, phone: 417-864-1786
Release authorized by: Lt. Kirk Manlove

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Springfield Police Department

Headquarters: 321 E. Chestnut Expy., Springfield, MO 65802
South District Station: 2620 W. Battlefield Rd., Springfield, MO 65807
417-864-1810 • springfieldmo.gov/spd