BOSTON (CBS) — A few familiar faces from the New England Patriots dropped by Boston Police Headquarters on Halloween.

Boston Police said team owner Robert Kraft, along with players Devin McCourty, LeGarrett Blount, and Matthew Slater visited the department “to show their support for the department and to learn more about the challenges officers are facing locally during difficult times nationally.”

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LeGarrett Blount, Robert Kraft, Devin McCourty, and Matthew Slater went on a ride-along with BPD officers last week. (Boston Police Department)

LeGarrett Blount, Robert Kraft, Devin McCourty, and Matthew Slater went on a ride-along with BPD officers last week. (Boston Police Department)

They talked about football and community policing with Commissioner Bill Evans, watched a basketball game between teens and BPD officers at St. Peter’s Parish in Dorchester, and even geared up for a ride-along with the department’s Youth Violence Strike Force.

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“We appreciate them stopping by during their precious downtime, look forward to seeing them back in action next week and wish them luck in the second half of the regular season,” the department wrote on their blog. “Go Patriots!”

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