TPR Lloyd Cochran
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 11, London
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KSP Post 11 hosts 2012 "Shop-With-A-Trooper"
Date of News Release: 12/08/2012
(LONDON, KY.) –- On Saturday December 8, 2012 at 7:00 AM the Kentucky State Police Post 11 London and the Kentucky State Police Professional Association Chapter 11 held its annual "Shop-With-A-Trooper" Program at the London, KY Wal-Mart. The program, which operates solely from donations, was able to help 31 children have a better Christmas.
The children started their shopping experience with Kentucky State Police Troopers, Kentucky State Police Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Officers, KSP Post 11 Citizen Police Academy Alumni, Operation Unite employees and employees of the London Wal-Mart. The Children were allowed to purchase a mixture of toys and clothing. After shopping the families were treated to food and drinks, provided by Subway and Wal-Mart, and group picture was taken.
The children, chosen and recommended by the local troopers, were from the 7 different counties served by KSP Post 11.
Kentucky State Police Posts across the state hold this type of event each year to help those less fortunate and to boaster a positive image of police officers for the children.