On Friday, December 21, 2019, at 09:00 AM the Greenwood County Sheriff’s Office conducted their annual Shop with a Cop Program with Walmart in Greenwood County. This year multiple agencies came together to help out 13 families enjoy a Christmas everyone deserves.
Each year since 2013 the Greenwood County Sheriff’s Office has teamed up with the Greenwood School Districts 50, 51 and 52 to for assistance in helping the Shop with a Cop Program to help with assistance any families whose children may not have or see a Christmas for that year.
Each officer teamed up with a child or children and went throughout the Greenwood County Walmart shopping for whatever the child may wish to have Santa bring them for Christmas.
“We all enjoy this event each year” said Greenwood County Sheriff Dennis Kelley. “We really appreciate everyone’s help and support so we can help a few families in our community have a good Christmas”
The only items not allowed to be purchased was any type weapons such as a pellet or BB guns or knives.