Demopolis Police Department surprises families with gifts

Published 5:03 pm Friday, December 21, 2012

Demopolis Police officers delivered Christmas toys this Friday afternoon to families around Demopolis. Shown are Demopolis Police officers Rex Flowers and Jonathan Sommers.

Children around Demopolis got a visit from a couple of secret Santas today.

While most of the children were still at school Friday, Demopolis Police officers were out delivering toys to make sure those less fortunate are not forgotten this holiday season.

The officers drove to homes of those who requested assistance in providing gifts to children this Christmas.

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DPD is a part of the Demopolis Cares project, which called for businesses to aid with donations to fund gifts for children and the elderly.

Sgt. Rex Flowers were among the officers delivering the toys.

“It feels great to deliver the toys,” he said. “Everyone is so happy to see us.”

He said they have driven all over town delivering the toys to different families.