SAVANNAH, GA (October 24, 2012) Metro officers will square off against Sheriff’s deputies on the basketball court for the second year in a row Saturday in an annual effort to raise money for the United Way of the Coastal Empire.

 The second annual Battle of the Badges is scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday at Savannah Country Day School’s Saunders Gym. A guard at the gate will direct visitors to the correct location.

 The basketball game pits officers from Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department against deputies from the Chatham County Sheriff’s Office. All proceeds from the $5 ticket sales will be donated to the United Way.

 SCMPD officers won the initial game in 2011.

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