‘Cops and Kids’ event benefits children in Valley

12 14 Cops Kids 2 112 14 Cops Kids 1 112 14 Cops Kids 3 112 14 Cops Kids 5 112 14 Cops Kids 4 1Bringing joy to children is a hallmark of the holiday season, so law enforcement agencies in the New Valley joined together last Saturday (Dec. 8, 2018) for the “Cops and Kids” event to take children in need shopping for their Christmas gifts.

Law enforcement officers and their pint-sized partners met at the Walmart in Fairlawn, Virginia (Pulaski County) to shop. Each child was provided $160 to buy gifts.

The event was sponsored by “Toys for Tots” and the Radford, Virginia Fraternal Order of Police. Participating agencies included the Virginia State Police, Giles County Sheriff’s Office, Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office, Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, Radford City Police Department, Radford City Sheriff’s Office, Pearisburg Police Department, Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries and Virginia ABC Law Enforcement Division.