Tulsa Firefighters, Police Officers Face-Off in Softball Game

      At 12:30 p.m. today Tulsa police officers and Tulsa firefighters will face-off in a softball game at Patrick Park.

      The event, "Boots, Badges and Bats," begins at 11 a.m. with free hot dogs, beverages and ice cream.

      The firefighters won the contest last year.

      "We won the trophy last year and don't expect to lose it this year. Our guys are fired-up and ready to soak some Police dreams," said Chad Miller, President of the International Association of Firefighters Local 176.

      Police cars, fire trucks and a special operations team vehicle will be on scene for the kids to explore. Also on present will be representatives from the City of Tulsa Animal Welfare, Tulsa Zoo, Crimestoppers and the Metropolitan Environmental Trust.

      Patrick Park is located at 5123 E. Dawson Road.