Scottsdale to host 36th annual Police and Fire Games April 21-25

Over 1,200 police officers, fire fighters, paramedics and military personnel will travel from across the United States to compete in the 36th annual Arizona Police and Fire Games April 21-25 in Scottsdale.

Officers will compete in a variety of events including basketball, bass fishing, cross training, combat pistol, 8-man flag football, golf, horseshoes, powerlifting, ppc pistol, softball, and soccer.

According to Jim Hill, president of Police Officers of Scottsdale Association (POSA), “these games aren’t just about the competition between agencies, it’s about creating bonds and friendships across jurisdictions that will pay dividends for years, not just to the individuals but to the public at-large during cross jurisdictional investigations.”

The games will conclude with the “Battle of the Badges Hope Charity Football Game,” with Scottsdale Police competing against the vs Salt River Police 7 p.m. Saturday, April 25 at Scottsdale Community College Stadium.

The events are open to the public. Times and locations are available online at azpolicegames.com/event-details.

The games are hosted by the Scottsdale Police Department, Salt River Police Department and the Maricopa County Community Colleges Police Department.

The charities for the games are AZLEOS and POSA Outreach.

Contact posapres@hotmail.com for more information.

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