Ardmore Police Department hold Shop with a Cop

ARDMORE, OK - Kids in Ardmore got to spend time with Ardmore's finest during their Shop with a cop event.

Ardmore police said Monday and Tuesday night children got to ride in a police car to Walmart with the lights and sirens blaring. Kids got to pick out $100 worth of gifts with the help of an officer.

Acting chief Kevin Norris explained why the department has this program.

"Seeing the smiles on the kids faces," said Norris. "The families are very appreciative of us being able to take them."

Norris said more than 100 children participated in Shop with a Cop.