Courtesy of the Yarmouth Police:
The Cape Cod Police 7th Annual Back-to-School to School Shop with a Cop is under way.
The Kids and Cops started their day by having lunch at the Loft Shack at the Cove Resort in W. Yarmouth. Thank you to Kevin Richards of the Loft for donating the luncheon.
As Police Officers, we recognize that there are students and families who could use assistance with clothing and supplies needed to begin the school year.
In an effort to help these youths start the school year off in a positive light, we select students from towns all around Cape Cod to take them shopping for back-to-school clothing.
Each student was taken to The Loft Restaurant at the Cove in West Yarmouth for a delicious complimentary lunch thanks to everyone at The Loft and then to Old Navy in Hyannis and given a $125 Gift Card.
Additionally, we provide each student with a brand new back pack filled with school supplies.
Police Departments from all over Cape Cod and the Islands participate in this wonderful program.
Through this program, students not only get the supplies they need, but also have the opportunity to spend the day with Police Officers.
Our goal is to build trust and strong community partnerships between students, their families, and Police Officers. Our objective is to empower students to succeed in school, develop good decision-making skills, and stand up to bullying.
We would like to thank all of those who donated in the past and helped make this program a success.