The Transylvania Times -

By Jeremiah Reed
Staff Writer 

Shopping With A ‘Cop’ Brings Many Smiles – Brevard NC


Local law enforcement officers, including Andy Boyko (above), were more than eager to help children with their $100 Shop with a Cop Christmas spree. (Courtesy photos by Transylvania County Sheriff’s Office)

For some children in Transylvania County, Christmas came a few weeks early this year thanks to a joint effort between local law enforcement and the generous donations of the community.

The Brevard Police Department (BPD) and the Transylvania County Sheriff’s Office held their third annual Shop with a Cop program last Saturday.

The program gives children a $100 shopping spree at Kmart at a time that can be hard on families with a tight budget.

“This is our way to try and help make Christmas a little brighter for some folks who may not have quite as good a Christmas otherwise,” said T...

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