Kids Shop with a Cop Wednesday

12/18/2012 - Kids Shop with a Cop Wednesday
Portland Police Department sponsors twelve children

What: This Wednesday, the Portland Police Department along with their police union, Police Benevolent Association, Target and Portland Pie Company will sponsor Shop with a Cop, an opportunity for children to do some holiday shopping with a local police officer. Twelve children from more than one hundred applicants were selected based on their answer to the question "Why I want to go shopping with a police officer?" to be a part of the fourth annual holiday event.

Children will be picked up in a patrol car by a police officer at one of Portland Recreation's after-school locations and taken to Target where they will have the opportunity to purchase gifts for their friends and family. The officer will accompany the child as they shop. Afterwards, the officers and children will return to the Portland Police Department to wrap their gifts. Portland Pie Company will provide pizzas.

When: Wednesday, December 19, 2012 (Snow Date: December 20, 2012)
3:30 PM Officers and children arrive at Target
5:30 PM Wrapping and pizza party at Police Department

Where: Portland Police Department
109 Middle Street, Portland