VIDEO: 20 Children Get VIP Christmas With Cocoa PD’s ‘Shop With A Cop’

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Wal-Mart gave Cocoa PD a $2,500 grant

Shop with a Cop 2015TWENTY CHILDREN GET VIP CHRISTMAS WITH “SHOP WITH A COP”Patrol officers, detectives and police department staff picked up more than a dozen children from school today to take them on a “field trip” where they were the VIP guest in a lights and sirens motorcade to Wal-Mart. It was part of the police department’s annual “Shop with a Cop” event where each child was paired with an officer to spend $125 on whatever they wanted. Wal-Mart gave the department at $2,500 grant to pay for the event and also helped make the children feel like VIP’s with a “red-carpet” style entrance. “Wal-Mart was great donating the funds and the resources along with a few extras to make this a really fantastic event,” said Sgt. Mike Dellatore who manages the Community Relations Unit for the police department. “The kids were great too. A lot of them bought gifts for family members in addition to themselves. This is what it’s all about.”

Posted by Cocoa Police Department on Thursday, December 10, 2015

ABOVE VIDEO: Patrol officers, detectives and police department staff picked up more than a dozen children from school today to take them on a “field trip” where they were the VIP guest in a lights and sirens motorcade to Wal-Mart.

BREVARD COUNTY • COCOA, FLORIDA – Patrol officers, detectives and police department staff picked up more than a dozen children from school today to take them on a “field trip” where they were the VIP guest in a lights and sirens motorcade to Wal-Mart.

It was part of the police department’s annual “Shop with a Cop” event where each child was paired with an officer to spend $125 on whatever they wanted.

Wal-Mart gave the department a $2,500 grant to pay for the event and also helped make the children feel like VIP’s with a “red-carpet” style entrance.

“Wal-Mart was great donating the funds and the resources along with a few extras to make this a really fantastic event,” said Sgt. Mike Dellatore who manages the Community Relations Unit for the police department.

“The kids were great too. A lot of them bought gifts for family members in addition to themselves. This is what it’s all about.”

Patrol officers, detectives and police department staff picked up more than a dozen children from school today to take them on a “field trip” where they were the VIP guest in a lights and sirens motorcade to Wal-Mart. (Cocoa Police Department Video image)

Patrol officers, detectives and police department staff picked up more than a dozen children from school today to take them on a “field trip” where they were the VIP guest in a lights and sirens motorcade to Wal-Mart. (Cocoa Police Department Video image)


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