California Cop Plays Hopscotch With 11-Year-Old Homeless Girl

By Sherley Boursiquot, Epoch Times
March 31, 2016 Updated: April 4, 2016

A Huntington Beach police officer played hopscotch with an 11-year-old girl Wednesday morning.

Police in California were checking on a suspicious car on Graham Street and Edinger Avenue around 9:30 a.m. on March 30, when they came across a homeless mother and her pre-teen daughter living out of their car.

Authorities contacted Huntington Beach Homeless Task Force to arrange housing for the pair, while Officer Zach Pricer, a 13-year veteran of the Huntington Beach Police Department, arrived at the scene and started playing hopscotch with the young girl.

At first, the girl was reluctant, but shortly, she joined in with Pricer in a game of hopscotch. The 1:34-video was posted on the Huntington Beach Police Department Facebook page.

This morning an officer checked on a suspicious occupied vehicle in the area of Graham and Edinger. During his investigation he learned the people in the vehicle were a mother and her 11 year old daughter and they had been living out of their car. The officer contacted our Homeless Task Force to help arrange housing. As the officer worked on housing arrangements with the mother, another officer on scene, Officer Pricer, began displaying his expertise in hopscotch to the daughter. #Copslovehopscotch

Posted by Huntington Beach Police Department on Wednesday, March 30, 2016