VCU Police and Richmond Police to host ‘Cops & Kids Social’

The Virginia Commonwealth University Police Department is teaming up with the Richmond Police Department to host a “Cops & Kids Social” on Monday, July 28. Officers from both departments will meet with children at the VCU Health System Family Care Center.

VCU Police will have cruisers for the day care students to explore; the Richmond Police will bring a mounted squad and officers with the K-9 unit to introduce to the class.

The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. in an open area directly across from the Jonah L. Larrick Student Center at 900 Turpin St. (near the intersection of 9th and Turpin streets).

Reporters interested in attending should e-mail and can call (804) 263-4977 on the day of the event.