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The Rutherfordton Police Dept. announces a new opportunity to work with families in our community, especially those with underprivileged children who may not have the same opportunities as others their age.

Shop with A Cop is one of the ways we strive to strengthen our community and reach out to families in true need. Our Department strives to make this a positive experience for the children. Children in need can purchase gifts for Christmas, including ones for themselves as well as other family members.

Applications will be accepted by the Rutherfordton Police Dept.

Deadline for Applications is December 1, 2020

Family notifications will begin December 4, 2020

Shop with A Cop will be held on December 15th Unless notified otherwise.

2020 Criteria

  • Child is between 3 and 18 years old (must still be in high school).
  • Family resides in the Town of Rutherfordton.
  • Child must be able to separate from families while shopping.
  • Child must be present on the shopping day to apply.

A committee will make selections from the applications based on information received through applications. Families who have not participated before will be given priority, however all applications will be given serious consideration. Given the popularity of the program, we may have more applicants than openings. By completing and signing this application, you give the Rutherfordton Police Department the right to make inquiries to other organization about assistance you are receiving.

Three ways to apply:

  1. Download the form to the right, fill it out, and bring it by Town Hall.
  2. Come by Town Hall to fill it out in person.
  3. Fill out the online form below.

Shop with a Cop Application

Download Shop with a Cop Application

2020 Shop with a Cop Application

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