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PASS CHRISTIAN, MS (WLOX) -
It was not your average football team playing at Pass Christian High School Saturday, the men out on the field were actually police officers and firefighters.
Mississippi Highway Patrol Trooper Cedrick Horton said, "We want to show the community we can have fun, we are not just serious all the time. We are just like everyone else, we like sports, we like helping out everyone else."
Admission for players and fans was an unwrapped toy for toys for tots and all proceeds from food and drink sales will go to Harrison County Deputy Jimmy Esposito to help fund his heart transplant.
Hancock County Sheriff Deputy Jeremy Skinner said, "It was rough it's hard being old, but we enjoyed being out here we had fun and it's all for a good cause, so no matter how embarrassed we get out there on the field, it's all worth it in the end."
Brandon Beang with Gulfport Police Department said, "We are just reminding the people that we work for that we do care about them."
Organizer John Dedeaux with Pass Christian Police Department says it is also about getting the different departments together to get to know each other better.
"I just want all the agencies to get together along the coast the agency is very vital when it comes to crime being committed," Dedeaux said.
Although it is ultimately about serving the community, officers admit they did put their best foot forward.
Beang said, "Everybody that is a police officer I'd say is a type A personality, everybody is out here to win."
Pass Christian Police Officer David Spence said, "We pretty much shut out Hancock County in the first round, it was good, it was 38-0, we appreciate them coming out."
Horton said, "We came to win, we hadn't even thought about losing."
Ultimately after battling it out for more than 11 hours, Gulfport Police Department took home the Pig Bowl trophy, but every man went home knowing they helped out two worthy causes.
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