It’s time once again to extend Christmas cheer. On Thursday, Dec.6, the annual Cops and Kids meal has been scheduled at Pizza Inn on North State Line Avenue. Police Officers from the Texarkana Arkansas Police Department will meet at the station at 5 p.m. and form two convoys; one parade formation will travel to the Texarkana Baptist Orphanage and the other to Watersprings Ranch. The children will ride with a police officer in a patrol car, with lights and sirens, to Pizza Inn.

The annual Shop with a Cop program and Cops and Kids program is a spirit of fellowship that takes place during the holiday season and reinforces the positive aspects of community and police relationships. This year they anticipate providing 120 children from our community something special for this holiday season. If you have not had the opportunity to take part in this event please join them this year.

(Source:Officer Kristi Mitchell)