Stories tagged with: shop with a cop

December 16, 2013 - 9:38pm
17 weeks 5 days ago

It's not everyday you get to shop with a cop, but on Monday, that's exactly what 40 area students from Muskingum, Morgan and Coshocton counties did.

Every year the Fraternal Order of Police Associates Lodge gives kids and teens a Christmas they may not otherwise get. They give each student over $100 to spend, team them up with law enforcement officers and send them shopping at Walmart to get whatever they want.

"The F.O.P. Associate Lodge collects the funds for this and then...

December 17, 2012 - 8:49pm
1 year 17 weeks ago

The Associates Lodge of Fraternal Order of Police had one of their favorite charitable events this evening.

The annual 'Shop with a Cop' was held at the North Zanesville Walmart for 50 local children in need for warm clothing and Christmas presents. The event is a good opportunity for officers to build positive relationships with children who may have only seen cops during a negative or stressful time.

Jim Hicks, the President of the FOP explained, "Its the 'Shop with a Cop...

December 19, 2011 - 8:20pm
2 years 17 weeks ago

Children had the opportunity to do some holiday shopping with the help of local law enforcement.

The Associates Lodge of Fraternal Order of Police hosted their annual "Shop with a Cop" event at Walmart North in Zanesville. About 50 area children in need selected by Children Services, East Side Community Ministry, and other organizations were given the opportunity to spend 110-dollars to buy items they need and one toy of choice.

"The more we interact with the kids...

December 14, 2009 - 10:48pm
4 years 18 weeks ago

Some lucky Muskingum County children got to go shopping tonight with a special partner.

About 50 children shopped with officers from the Muskingum County Sheriff's Department and Zanesville Police Department.

The program Shop With a Cop pairs children with officers to buy items such as clothes and toys for Christmas.

"The officers love doing it," said President of the Associates Lodge FOP Jim Hicks. "They've been talking about it for several

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