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Specially chosen area school children and police officers from the City of Racine and the Village of Mount Pleasant are set for a jolly good time Saturday at Walmart.

Shop with a Cop is the first of what organizers hope will be an annual event. Officers are paired with elementary and middle school students to shop for Christmas presents for that child’s family with money donated by a number of local organizations and businesses.

Fifty students were chosen after 250 were nominated by their teachers for having good attitudes, good grades and good behavior.

This first Shop with a Cop event is another community policing effort to build bridges between the community and law enforcement.

In addition to shopping for the perfect gifts and having them wrapped, students and officers will also be treated to breakfast.

“We are modeling core values such as caring, giving, and fellowship; along with creating positive experiences that the children and officers will remember long after the Holidays pass,” a written statement from both departments reads.

 

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