Stories tagged with: shop with a cop

December 14, 2015 - 10:19pm
8 weeks 13 hours ago

The Fraternal Order of Police took to north Walmart Monday night to give local children a checked off Christmas list.

The annual 'Shop with a Cop' helped 31 families stuff their stockings and President of the FOPA Jim Hicks said it does just as much for the officers as it does for the families.

"It's great," said Hicks. "The officers love it. They spend time with the little kids. The K-9 comes and interacts with the kids and stuff and it's just a great time....

October 16, 2015 - 4:19pm
16 weeks 3 days ago

This Christmas season, one local organization is remembering a lost loved one by helping children in need.

The Perry County Coon Hunters raised more than $4,500 this year for "Shop with a Cop," a program that gives area children a Christmas they may not otherwise get. On Friday, representatives from the club presented the Fraternal Order of Police Association of Zanesville with an honorary check.

"The Perry County Coon Hunter's Club, small group, decided they...

December 15, 2014 - 9:24pm
1 year 7 weeks ago

Shop With a Cop was held for the 9th year now at the North Maple Walmart Monday.

Morgan, Perry, and Muskingum County Officers are paired up with a child in need and then help them to shop for clothing and toys for the holiday season. We spoke to Jim Hicks, the President of the Fraternal Order of Police Associates for Zanesville, who says it takes a community to fund the giving.

"We have a number of raffles we do through during the year, and then we also have donations from...

December 16, 2013 - 8:38pm
2 years 7 weeks 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 - 7:49pm
3 years 7 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 - 7:20pm
4 years 7 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 - 9:48pm
6 years 8 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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