Shop With a Cop

Shop with a Cop a celebration of community giving

December 8, 2011 // 0 Comments

‘It was something that meant a lot to me’ by BETH ALTENA GROUP EFFORT—Rockford Police officers, their family and friends, volunteers, service organizations and students (and Santa!) make Shop with a Cop a success for all each year. When Maria Arel was in fifth grade she was one of the kids looking at winter coats, mittens and boots with a Rockford police officer and [...]

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 [...]