Cops And Kids

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    Coralynn of Jasper, 3, contemplated a shirt that Clint Gogel, a deputy with the Dubois County Sheriff's Department, picked out Wednesday morning during the annual Cops and Kids event at Walmart in Jasper. The shopping spree, which benefited 55 children, was sponsored by the local Fraternal Order of Police and funded through donations from local businesses and individuals. The children, identified by first name only, are all members of Tri-Cap Head Start, a preschool program for low-income families. Ariana van den Akker/The Herald

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    Cordell of Jasper, 4, held a shirt up to show Ken Miller of the Indiana State Police on Wednesday morning during the annual Cops and Kids event at Walmart in Jasper. Ariana van den Akker/The Herald

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    Lance Lorey, a deputy with the Dubois County Sheriff's Department, and Miguel of Jasper, 4, held hands as they picked out socks Wednesday morning during the annual Cops and Kids event at Walmart in Jasper. Ariana van den Akker/The Herald

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    Dubois County sheriff's deputy Tim Lampert boxed up a pair of shoes as his wife, Jennifer, Dubois County chief probation officer, asked 4-year-old Ashli of Jasper if she was ready to pick out toys Wednesday morning during the annual Cops and Kids event at Walmart in Jasper. Ariana van den Akker/The Herald

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    Ashli of Jasper, 4, tried to decide if she wanted the toy that Dubois County chief probation officer Jennifer Lampert was holding while Jennifer's husband, Tim, a deputy with the Dubois County Sheriff's Department, held onto the shopping cart Wednesday morning during the annual Cops and Kids event at Walmart in Jasper. Ariana van den Akker/The Herald

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    Mason of Huntingburg, 4, couldn't decide which toy he wanted as he looked around the Walmart aisle in a cart pushed by Ruth Stallman of Jasper and her son Mike, a Jasper police officer, on Wednesday morning during the annual Cops and Kids event. Ariana van den Akker/The Herald

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    Destiny of Huntingburg, 5, looked up at stuffed animals as Joe Hopf, a deputy with the Dubois County Sheriff's Department, chuckled as they went through her choices Wednesday morning during the annual Cops and Kids event at Walmart in Jasper. Ariana van den Akker/The Herald

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    Miguel of Jasper, 4, hid in a cart held by Dubois County sheriff's deputy Lance Lorey to get away from his friend Esperanza of Jasper, 5, who was chasing him Wednesday morning after the annual Cops and Kids event at Walmart in Jasper. Ariana van den Akker/The Herald