Media Availability: BPD to Host 10th Annual Shop with a Cop: Heroes & Helpers Holiday Celebration at the South Bay Target Store in Dorchester

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Media Availability: BPD to Host 10th Annual Shop with a Cop: Heroes & Helpers Holiday Celebration at the South Bay Target Store in Dorchester

WHO: Boston Mayor Martin Walsh, Boston Police Commissioner William Gross, Boston Police Department command staff members, officers and volunteers from several outside police and first-responder agencies, as well as, over 300 well-deserving children.
 
WHAT: The Boston Police Department is hosting its 10th Annual Shop with a Cop: Heroes and Helpers event, funded by the Boston Police Activities/Athletics League (PAL), Target and several other charitable organizations. This year, over three hundred kids from every neighborhood in Boston will be paired with a first responder to pick out a special holiday gift. This year, BPD Officers will once again be joined by first responders from several outside agencies including Boston EMS, MBTA Transit PD, UMass-Boston PD, Suffolk University PD, Boston University PD and Boston College PD.

WHEN: Monday, December 10, 2018 at 5:45 PM

WHERE: Target at South Bay Plaza, South Boston

CONTACT:  For media inquiries, please call Boston Police Media Relations (617) 343-4520