First Responders Basketball Tournament Benefits Lafayette Police Officer

By Phillip Boudreaux | pboudreaux@kadn.com

Published 03/26 2017 12:33PM

Updated 03/26 2017 12:33PM

First responders in Lafayette went head to head in a friendly game of basketball.

Lafayette Fire, Police and Sheriff’s office all competed in the First Responders Basketball Tournament.

Officer Karl Ratcliff says the game is a great way for first responders to bond outside of their job.

Proceeds from the tournament went to benefit a Lafayette police officer who has been out of work for several months for medical reasons.

“We know how hard it is on the salaries we have to make ends on a normal basis so not being able to work for several months is a strain financially for anybody so for us to come together and do this for him is a huge deal and we’re just glad to be able to put something like this on.” said Ratcliff.

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