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School Supply Drive Packs 5 Police Vehicles

By Alyssa Schnugg
News Editor
alyssa.schnugg@hottytoddy.com

Four patrol cars and a special response vehicle from the Sheriff’s Department were packed full of pens, crayons, notebooks, glue and more. Photo provided by OPD.

Like some busy football weekends, police cars were packed full Friday; however this time with bunches of donated school supplies.

The Oxford Police Department and the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department partnered together for the first Pack the Patrol Car event where citizens came out to Walmart and placed donated school supplies in a law enforcement vehicle.

Four patrol cars and a special response vehicle from the Sheriff’s Department were packed full of pens, crayons, notebooks, glue and more.

The supplies will go to both Oxford and Lafayette County school children and classrooms.

“On behalf of the staff at the Oxford Police Department and the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Office, we would like to thank Walmart for allowing us to use their location and to every person who donated,” stated a press release from OPD Tuesday. “As law enforcement officers we fortunate to work in an environment that allows us the opportunity to positively impact people.”


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