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Plainfield Police host annual Shop with A Cop

12/27/2017, 12:20 p.m.
The Plainfield Police Department held its annual Shop With A Cop event at the the Target store on Route 59 ...
The Plainfield Police Department held its annual Shop With A Cop event at the the Target store on Route 59 a few days before Christmas. Submitted photo

The Plainfield Police Department held its annual Shop With A Cop event at the the Target store on Route 59 a few days before Christmas.

This year the Plainfield Police Department provided 40 local students with $300 gift cards to Target to help provide them and their families with gifts for the holiday.

Funds for the Shop with A Cop Program is donated from individuals and raised during various events held throughout the year in conjunction with Plainfield School District 202 and Oswego School District 308. Those events include the 8th Grade Boys Shop with A Cop Basketball Tournament, The Battle of 127th Basketball Game, as well as raffles that are held during those events.

All the gift wrapping during the event is provided by the Plainfield Junior Women’s Club.

The Plainfield Police Department would like to send a special thank you to Target, District 202, District 308 and the Plainfield Junior Women’s club for helping make this event a success.