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Law enforcement agencies host 'Shop with a Cop' in Lafayette

Posted at 2:27 PM, Dec 23, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-23 19:53:44-05

The Lafayette Police Department and the Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office paired up to host the First Annual "Shop with a Cop" event on Monday.

The event, held at the Target on Louisiana Avenue, was sponsored by Lafayette Crime Stoppers, the Middlebrook Foundation and the Lafayette Police Explorers who all provided funding for the event.

Students from over 25 elementary and middle schools within Lafayette Parish were selected by their School Resource Officer's to participate.

They were able to shop for gifts for their family all while being escorted by an LPD Police Officer or LPSO Deputy.