GARRETT COUNTY, MD – Garrett County police departments participated in a fun-filled day at the Accident Pond to fish with young children and the community.
According to the Maryland State Police, on Saturday, members from all five Garrett County’s law enforcement agencies including Oakland City, Maryland State Fire Marshals, Garrett County Sheriff’s Office, Maryland Resource Police, and the Maryland State Police held the inaugural Garrett County Fish with a Cop event at the Accident Pond.
“Children were paired with police officers for the day’s event strengthing relationships between police and the community. The day consisted of officers picking up the selected children, providing rides to the event, fishing, food, games, and gifts before returning them home,” MSP said. “We would like to thank the following organizations for their commitment and generosity in getting this great event started and the building process to make this an annual event.”