KSP Post 16 Hosts Shop with a Trooper in Ohio County Today
Date of News Release: 12/19/2015
BEAVER DAM, KY. - On Saturday, December 19, 2015, 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.
Over 170 children, KSP troopers and families, 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 $14,000. Each child were allocated roughly $70. The shopping lists consisted of several items including coats, pants, shirts, shoes, hats, gloves, and toys.
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, Wal-Mart and all those who gave anonymous donations. Also, a special thanks to Ohio Sheriff's Deputy Jerry Critchelow and KSPPA District 16 Representative Blake Smith for their integral role in the fund raising efforts.