Having just gotten back from vacation, I can honestly say that it was really nice to take a break from negativity for a few days. There was little time to scroll through Facebook or Twitter, only to come across sad and sometimes enraging news stories.

So, you have to imagine how happy I was when one of the first things I saw when I logged into Facebook yesterday was this video from the Loves Park Police Department.

The department says Officer Limberg stopped by Forest Hills Village to play a game of football with some neighborhood kids. Watch as he's chased by "three suspects" all the way to the end zone, where he scores a touchdown.

What a wonderful thing to see- local police officers taking the time to build meaningful relationships and lasting bonds with the people of the communities that they serve.

Keep up the good work, Officer Limberg.

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