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Hundreds of kids take part in Police Athletic League jamboree

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Hundreds of local kids put their football pads on for the first time this season Saturday.

The Police Athletic League held its annual jamboree, giving kids an early taste of the season, which officials begins next week.

The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department sponsors the league. Organizers hope it will give the kids a productive way to spend their time.

The Police Athletic League’s football season runs through October.