Mt. Juliet, Tenn. – Mt. Juliet Police Officers are giving up report writing and chasing criminals to help give a little extra cheer and comfort to less-fortunate children in our community. The Mt. Juliet Police Department is sponsoring less-fortunate children to take Christmas shopping this holiday season in its Christmas With a Cop program. This is the nineth year for the Christmas With a Cop program.
An increasing number of families in our community are in great need throughout the year, but with the Christmas season approaching, that need is more difficult to face. The Mt. Juliet Police Christmas With A Cop program focuses on assisting families in need for the holidays by inviting children and families in the community to shop with a Mt. Juliet Police Officer for gifts for themselves and loved ones. For one night, children and families are given undivided positive attention, making them feel special in a way many of them have not previously experienced. The program is funded through donations from local businesses and community members, as well as funds from the Mt. Juliet Police Department. This year, Walmart will host Christmas With A Cop on December 13, 2013, resulting in more than 25 children receiving much needed relief from the financial worry the Christmas season may bring. Following the shopping event, the children and their families are invited to dinner at Jonathan’s Grille in Mt. Juliet.
- Who: Mt. Juliet Police Officers & Children From Our Community
- What: Christmas With a Cop Christmas Giving Program
- When: Friday, December 13 – 5:30PM Shopping Begins / Dinner following shopping event
- Where: Shopping- Walmart (300 Pleasant Grove Road, Mt. Juliet, TN 37122)
Contact: Sgt. Chandler, Community Policing Director/PIO
Phone: (615) 773-6260
If you would like more information about this topic, or to schedule an interview, please call Sgt. Chandler at (615) 773-6260 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org