DOWNEY - The Downey Police Officers Association paid for and delivered "several" Thanksgiving dinners to needy Downey families last week just in time for the Thanksgiving holiday.Officers delivered the meal on their own time, with help from the Miss Downey courts and Downey police explorers. Families who received meals were referred to the police department by TLC through the Downey Unified School District. Cpl. Mike Pope, president of the DPOA, said the giveaway is an event that the group "looks forward to every year." Police officers will deliver additional meals and toys before Christmas.
********** Published: December 1, 2011 - Volume 10 - Issue 33