Rockford Police

National celebration full of food, fun, families

August 11, 2011 // 0 Comments

photos by TOM SCOTT Rockford’s sixth annual National Night Out offered fun for families, free food and plenty of opportunity to play with law enforcement officers and firefighters. National Night Out 2011 in downtown Rockford included a giant cake with plenty for everyone, food grilled by local firefighters, and chances to dunk Rockford police and firefighters in the [...]

Rockford Police, Meijer join forces to help youngsters

December 16, 2010 // 0 Comments

by BETH ALTENA Santa, police and plenty of smiles marked the seventh annual Shop with a Hero event at the Rockford Meijer Sunday, Dec. 12. All on volunteer time, Rockford police, usually with the help of a spouse or family member, enjoyed helping children choose items from a list of necessities and at least one treasured toy of their choice. Santa and Mrs. Claus pose with [...]

Rockford officers brighten the holidays for kids

December 10, 2009 // 0 Comments

SHOPPING WITH HEROES—Someone trademarked Shop With a Cop, so this annual outing needs a new name (Shop With Our Cops?). Rockford Police took youngsters on a special shopping spree at the Rockford Meijer Sunday, December 6. After filling carts with necessities such as socks and mittens, children were able to pick out a toy of their choice. Rockford Police were out in [...]

City Volunteer Police Force in Need a Few More

March 12, 2009 // 0 Comments

Ride along with Rockford Police, answer questions from downtown visitors, write out a ticket for someone parking illegally in a handicapped parking space. These are among the duties of Rockford’s volunteer police force and you are welcomed to join up. According to Michigan’s Volunteer of the Year Linda Crone, who is a loyal member of the team who logged in [...]
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