SHOUT OUT: In the true spirit of Christmas, Bogota police delivered food and toys to needy families in town.
Thanks to Sgts. Daniel Maye and Craig Lynch, Officers Hector Liriano, Ryan Ward, Kevin Geraghty, Michael LaFerrera and Auxiliary Police Officer Al Dahzy, large satchels of toys were delivered to very surprised and happy children.
In addition, a holiday dinner consisting of an 18-pound turkey and all the fixins were delivered to the parents.
Officers collected many of the items and others were donated to them for the annual event.
“I could not be prouder of my department and the efforts they have put forth to represent that they truly are THE FINEST,” Bogota Police Chief John Burke told CLIFFVIEW PILOT.
“As the givers, we came away feeling like we received the gift when we witnessed the smiles and the joy in the faces of the children and parents,” he said.
“I do believe in Santa Claus. He is REAL and lives within each of us.”
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