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Dover PD Participates in Heroes and Helpers Program

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DOVER, Del. – Children will shop for gifts alongside officers from the Dover Police Department this holiday season.

Dover Police and Target Department Stores have announced the Dover Police participation in the Heroes and Helpers program.

Dover Police say on Dec. 11 from 5:00-7:00 p.m., officers will take a group of needy children to Target to shop for gifts for their families.

This is the first time either Dover Police or Target has participated in the Heroes and Helpers campaign.

Police say the event pairs public safety officers with youth in-need for one day of holiday shopping.

Local law enforcement picks kids to participate, and the kids receive donated money from Target and other local organizations and individuals to pay for gifts.

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