MANITOWOC — 15 children participated in the 2017 Shop with a Cop program.
The event started out on Wednesday, December 6th at at the Manitowoc Police Department where the children where paired up with two officers and boarded a coach bus to go to the Manitowoc Walmart. There, the children spent over an hour shopping with their officers to buy gifts for the child’s family.
The children and officers returned to the police department to wrap gifts, have pizza and snacks, and visit with Santa. Officers from the Manitowoc Police Department, deputies from the Manitowoc County Sheriff’s Office and an officer from the Cleveland Police Department participated in this year’s event with funds donated by the community and the Manitowoc Professional Police Association.