Shop with a Cop delights over 40 local children

OKEECHBOEE — On Saturday, Dec. 21, 15 families with a total of 37 children met at Walmart for their chance to shop with a cop. Last week there were 16 families and more than 40 children. According to Okeechobee County Sheriff’s Lt. Michael Hazellief, they have shopped with over 1,000 children since they first began […]

Shop with a Cop makes Christmas better

OKEECHOBEE — “Shop with a Cop” has been a yearly event in Okeechobee since 2008, and some of the officers who participate say they look forward to it all year. Each year, the schools recommend children and/or families for the program who they feel would benefit from the help. On Saturday, Dec. 14, 16 children, […]