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Police call school supply drive a huge success

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Davis Police Chief Landy Black; Trease Petersen, the Police Department's youth intervention specialist; and Sandi Watson of the University Retirement Community unload backpacks filled with school supplies donated by URC. Courtesy photo

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From page A5 | August 19, 2014 |

The Davis Police Department’s “Pack the Patrol Car” charity drive recently completed its most successful year, with nearly 200 backpacks filled with school supplies now ready for needy students.

University Retirement Community residents partnered with the police and purchased 120 backpacks and filled them with school supplies. In addition, a group of Davis Target store employees, UC Davis football players, city of Davis employees and  general Davis residents collectively donated to add more than 70 backpacks filled with school supplies.

This is the most successful year for the Pack the Patrol Car fundraiser, now in its ninth year, said Trease Petersen, the Police Department’s youth intervention specialist.

“It is such a simple gift that means so much to students of all ages, from elementary school to high school,” Petersen said.

Patrol officers will deliver 10 to 12 backpacks to each of the elementary, junior high and high schools on their beats before the start of the school year, Petersen said. School staff members then will determine the families most in need and present the students with their new backpacks.

For more information about the fundraiser, call Petersen at 530-747-5432 or email tpetersen@davispd.org.

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