Hamilton children treated to shopping trip with local heroes

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The Township of Hamilton Police Department, as well as multiple other law enforcement agencies, military heroes and first responders from Atlantic County participated in the 12th annual Shop with a Hero Event.
The Township of Hamilton Police Department, as well as multiple other law enforcement agencies, military heroes and first responders from Atlantic County participated in the 12th annual Shop with a Hero Event.

HAMILTON TWP (ATLANTIC COUNTY) – Children in Hamilton Township spent Saturday with their local neighborhood heroes in the 12th annual Shop with a Hero event hosted by the Police Athletic League.

“This morning, the Township of Hamilton Police Department, as well as multiple other law enforcement agencies, military heroes, and first responders from Atlantic County participated in the 12th annual Shop with a Hero Event,” the Hamilton Police Department said. “This event is a great way to bring local law enforcement agencies and their communities together while bringing smiling faces to many children throughout Atlantic County.”

The day started with breakfast at the Egg Harbor PAL building where the children got to meet their local police, first responders and military heroes.

After breakfast, a large parade of police, fire, and emergency vehicles escorted the kids to Walmart in Egg Harbor Township, where they teamed up with an officer to shop with, the department said.

You check out more photos from the event at the Hamilton PD Facebook page.

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