They're probably better at solving crimes than playing basketball...but that didn't stop a couple of Portland police officers from playing hoops with some neighborhood kids.

The Portland Police Department posted photo's on their Facebook page yesterday of Officer's Phelan and Lemieux displaying their best NBA skills against a bunch of kids in North Deering Gardens.

Portland Maine Police Department Facebook page

The Facebook post says the officers were challenged by the kids, and were more than happy to oblige.

Say what you will about cops...but this is awesome. Good on Officer's Phelan and Lemieux, and the Portland Police Department.