GLEN BURNIE, Md. (WJZ) — As the weather gets nicer, we all want to be outside, and for a lot of kids, that means shooting some hoops.

In Anne Arundel County, they’ll be able to do just that, and it’s thanks to some local police officers.

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Earlier this month, the officers were on patrol near the 7600 block of McNamara Drive in Glen Burnie.

They saw some kids playing with a basketball, but there was no hoop.

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That’s when the officers stepped up to help, using their arms as the hoop.

But that’s not all they later returned to surprise the community with a new hoop.

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The local fire department even helped install it.

CBS Baltimore Staff