Cops on the Court is an innovative, interactive basketball program in which Greenville Police Department officers, dressed in gym clothes, play basketball with community youth in an effort to improve community relationships and provide mentoring to at-risk youth.
Cops on the Court @ Bon Secours Wellness Arena
Thank you to everyone who helped make our first Cops on the Court at The Well a huge success!
Sterling Elementary School
(Nicholtown) When: 4:45 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. on most Thursdays Where: Sterling Elementary School, 99 John McCarroll Way Who: Youth age 10-18. Note: Parents/guardians are required to sign a waiver for anyone under the age of 18.
Augusta Heights Baptist Church (Pleasant Valley)
When: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on most Fridays Where: Augusta Heights Baptist Church, 3018 Augusta St., Greenville Who: Youth age 10-18. Note: Parents/guardians are required to sign a waiver for anyone under the age of 18.
Brochure:Download Cops on the Court Brochure
Build trust and understanding between at-risk youth and police officers by bringing youth into regular contact with police officers in a positive and neutral setting
Keep kids off the streets and out of trouble by providing them with a positive alternative and meaningful connections to positive role models
Curtail neighborhood crime, violence, and gang participation
Sponsorship & Support
Cops on the Court would not be possible without the support of donors and businesses who assist with the needs of the program, including food donations, gift cards, and monetary support. If you or your organization would like to support Cops on the Court or one of the other GRAVITY programs with a donation or by becoming a partner, please contact us.