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Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office Reservist Jennifer Williams, right, shops Sunday evening at Walmart in Willmar with Jimena Vela, 9, during the annual Shop With a Cop event. The law enforcement volunteers help the participating children shop for Christmas presents to give to their family members. (Tribune photo by Ron Adams)

Kids shop with cops to find Christmas gifts for family

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WILLMAR — Jimena Vela was one of 20 kids and Jennifer Williams was one of 20 law enforcement officers who participated in the annual Shop With a Cop program Sunday night at Walmart in Willmar.


The program pairs officers with children, selected by social service agencies, who shop for family members who might not otherwise receive a Christmas present.

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David Little
David Little covers the Willmar City Council, Willmar Municipal Utilities and other city news.
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