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KSP Post 16 Hosts Shop with a Trooper in Ohio County

Date of News Release: 12/20/2014

Post 16 Commander Robert Shoultz and KSP Telecommunications Supervisor Debbie Scott waiting in the checkout line with a SWAT family

Beaver Dam, KY. - On Saturday, December 20, 2014, the Kentucky State Police Professional Association (KSPPA) District 16 conducted its annual "Shop with a Trooper" program. This program is designed to assist children in need during the Christmas season.

Trooper Jeven Keding helps pick out the perfect Christmas toy

201 children, their families, KSP troopers, KSP telecommunicators, Beaver Dam Police Department, Hartford Police Department, Ohio County Sheriff's Department and Kentucky Probation and Parole met at the Beaver Dam Wal-Mart and were paired with these families. Donation totals were over $13,000. Each child were allocated roughly $65. The shopping lists consisted of several items including coats, pants, shirts, shoes, hats, gloves, and toys.

Photo of Trooper Jeven Keding in discussions whether this is the right toy

The Kentucky State Police would like to thank ALL of those who contributed to this much needed program including Ashby Trucking of Beaver Dam, KSPPA and Wal-Mart.

Happy Holidays!