MEDIA AVAILABILTY: Boston PAL’s “Shop with a Cop: Heroes and Helpers”

WHO:            Mayor Martin Walsh, Boston Police Commissioner William Evans, Boston Police Superintendent-in-Chief William Gross, BPD, EMS, Transit, and Umass police officers.

WHAT:          Thanks to the Boston Police Activities/Athletics League (PAL) and Target, over 300 children will join the Mayor, Boston Police Commissioner and Chief, as well as Boston Police, EMS, Transit, and Umass police officers for “Shop with a Cop: Heroes and Helpers.” Kids from every neighborhood in Boston will be paired with a first responder to pick out a special holiday gift. In addition to funds donated by the Mayor, this event was made possible by Target, PAL, Kaitlyn Keaney Foundation, and the Boston Police Department and Transit Police collective bargaining organizations.

WHEN:           Monday, December 14, 2015 at 5:45 PM.

WHERE:        South Bay Plaza Target, 8 Allstate Road, Boston, MA.

CONTACT:    Boston Police Media Relations (617) 343-4520 for media inquiries.