IT'S game on for St Marys police officers.
The 29th NSW Police Games began on Saturday and continues until March 31.
Many of the 28 sports will be played at venues across the Blacktown council area, including the International Sportspark at Rooty Hill.
St Marys police will be well represented in rifle shooting, golf and soccer.
Detective Sergeant Mick Bourke, the command's acting crime manager, seeks his third consecutive A class rifle shooting medal. .
"It's a tight competition, I only lost three points the year I won silver," he said.
Keen golfer Constable Luke McAllister competed on Friday.
"I've been playing golf for 15 years and worked in a pro shop before I joined the force," he said.
"It's always fun."
Senior Constable Aaron Dalla Costa and Constable Daniel Peen are part of the NSW Police football (soccer) team.
The soccer tournament is on tomorrow (March 20) at Valentine Park, Glenwood.
Constable Peen previously competed in the long distance running and the triathlon.
"We've won the title every year except last year, which was won by the Central Coast," he said.
"We want the title back."
Senior Constable Dalla Costa added: "It's always good to socialise with officers we don't see often."
Blacktown International Sportspark hosted slowpitch softball and track and field. The fun run on Thursday finishes there.
The NSW Police Games is open to all NSW Police Force employees and to full-time employees of government agencies with a law enforcement role.
Participants will raise money for the Jane McGrath Foundation.