Police Officers Save Christmas for Fellow Families in Need

Philadelphia police help the families of 20 officers killed or injured in the line of duty.
3:00 | 12/23/13

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What -- Christmas for ten kids. Police officers were killed or injured in the line of duty or off duty. And like that an idea was born in Pennsylvania State trooper Greg Poland reached out to other police and corrections officers through FaceBook. Sunday they arrived to a local toy store Montgomery bill and they saved one officers' families Christmas. We're back but. I mean without -- we would have. It would have we're gonna actually take kids shopping give me 400 dollar to spend -- and to defame the -- to -- there. The -- Lansdale officer's wife cancel Christmas until the group came through. Did not want to give her name her husband is an undercover police officer they have three kids including one -- cerebral palsy accidentally. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- As line and house you know not only the -- by the interior anyone listened to hurt -- each other. It's great thing about the law enforcement community where it's families it's gonna get without actually being blood family a very good feeling and you're right I know that if it was any or or my children who. Who were in need I I'm confident that people come and surrounding his -- come and help my children. And myself get through. The group already gave to twenty other police families across the US today and just found out about this family but that was plenty of time. And in a matter of just about twelve hours to raise 2000 dollars and we're actually at 3100 dollars -- raised in less than two days Annie McCormick channel six action news.

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