Detective Bryan Brauer with the West Plains Police Department spoke with Ozark Radio News and told us about the program:
Brauer continued, saying that the program has grown massively in the past few years. He says that they try to keep it as fair as possible:
To help raise money for the event, the local Fraternal Order of Police Lodge will holding a number of fundraisers. The first one will be held Saturday:
Another fundraiser will take place in the same area on November 11:
The 2012 Shop With A Cop event raised roughly $13,000 and helped 200 kids.