Baton Rouge cops and firefighters will tip off Friday in a charity basketball showdown to raise money for the American Heart Association.

Teams from the Baton Rouge police and fire departments will face off at the former Redemptorist High School gym, 4000 St. Gerard St., beginning at 7 p.m.

Tickets are $5 dollars in advance and $6 dollars at the door, said Sgt. Don Coppola, a police spokesman.

If you have any questions or would like to buy tickets for the game, contact the Baton Rouge Police Chief’s Office at (225) 389-3802 or Sgt. Riley Harbor at (225) 389-4801.