Minot Police give back through 'Stuff A Squad' toy drive

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MINOT, N.D. - The Minot Police Department has partnered with The Fraternal Order of Police, The Souris Valley Regional Lodge and the Minot Regional Law Enforcement Explorer Post to give back this holiday season.

At two locations, Wal-Mart and K-Mart, a police car was parked and this time it wasn't for patrol.

From 12 to 4 p.m., these vehicles were stuffed with toys for less privledged children.

"It is the time of year when people tend to give a little bit more. But we're very fortunate that we live in a community where people are generous and giving year round. We're not afraid to take advantage of the season for a good reason," said Minot Police Department Senior Officer Aaron Moss.

This is the second time the Minot Police Department has participated in an event like this one.

At the conclusion of the shift, officers dropped the toys off at Salvation Army and Community Action.

"We'll accept toys, we'll accept gift cards, cash donations as well that we divide between both organizations," said Moss.

If you're interested in giving back and weren't able to make it out to Stuff A Squad today, both Salvation Army and Community Action take donations year round.