STAMFORD, Conn. This Saturday law abiding citizens will have a rare opportunity. They will be able to sit in the back of a Stamford Police car and not be in handcuffs as the police have their first annual Touch-a-Truck event.
"It is important for the communitys youth to have a comfort level knowing that the Stamford Police are approachable should they or their family members ever need our help, Sergeant Joseph Kennedy said in a press release.
There a wide range of police vehicles including an armored personnel carrier, a patrol car, police motorcycle, emergency services truck and a K-9 unit, the release said.
The Stamford Police Association will host the event at Stamford High School from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. A rain date has been scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 25.
The event is free, but donations to the Stamford Police Association will be accepted.
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