Children, Police Join Forces To Shop

Posted: December 4, 2012 at 5 a.m.

Liliana Cunningham, 6, left, shows Mindy Medina, police dispatcher, right, a movie she may want to purchase Monday at Walmart Supercenter on South Walton Boulevard in Bentonville. Officers and other police personnel shopped with 29 students during the Bentonville Fraternal Order of Police’s annual Shop with a Cop event. Students had a budget of about $250 each to spend on presents for family members, teachers, loved ones, friends and themselves.

The toy aisles at the Walmart Supercenter were jam-packed Monday morning with children and police officers checking off Christmas wish lists.

At A Glance

To Help

The Bentonville Fraternal Order of Police raises money for its annual Shop with a Cop program through a golf tournament at the Bella Vista Country Club. For more information on the tournament or to donate funds to the program, email

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