Skip to comments.Cops from neighboring towns come to Newtown to give officers Christmas Day off
Posted on 12/26/2012 5:31:29 AM PST by Responsibility2nd
Police from other towns have agreed to work on Christmas Day as part of a grassroots effort from throughout the law enforcement community in nearby areas, so that Newtown police can have time off.
Well always try to help out neighboring towns. Any time theres a tragedy, well try our best to lend a helping hand, said Lt. Bob Kozlowsky of the Shelton, Connecticut, police department, according to a report by FOX8.
Newtown police have been working nonstop since the deadly shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School on Dec. 14.
Its important to help out, said Officer Jeffrey Nielsen of the Milford police department, FOX8 reports. Well continue to provide help as long as they need it.
Well-wishers from around the country showed up Tuesday morning to hang ornaments on memorial Christmas trees, while police officers from around Connecticut took extra shifts to give local police a day off.
"It's a nice thing that they can use us this way," Ted Latiak, a police detective from Greenwich, Connecticut, said as he and a fellow detective came out of a store with bagels and coffee for other officers.
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