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Dyer Difference Recognizes LW Shop-With-a-Cop Program


Last updated 12/25/2020 at 10:43am

Lake Wales police officers receive $3,000 Dyer Difference Award

For the past 12 years, the Lake Wales Police Officers Association (LWPOA) has made the holidays a little happier for children in the community through several events, including the much-beloved Shop-With-A-Cop program, which pairs officers with children on a shopping spree neither will ever forget. An average of 40 children each year receive a $100 gift card to spend at Walmart and have the opportunity to spend the day with a police officer chosen especially for them.

This very special and individualized event helps to build positive community relationships that often last a lifetime. In a...

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