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Hanover Park police show fun side at picnic

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  • Eleven-month-old Sarai Hernandez, and her mom, Martha Medina of Hanover Park, visit with Coop, the Schaumburg Boomers mascot, on Wednesday in Hanover Park.

       Eleven-month-old Sarai Hernandez, and her mom, Martha Medina of Hanover Park, visit with Coop, the Schaumburg Boomers mascot, on Wednesday in Hanover Park.
    Bob Chwedyk | Staff Photographer

  • Eli Andrews, 6, right, and his brother Zeke, 3, try on some emergency equipment with the help of Hanover Township Emergency Services volunteer Edward Novit.

       Eli Andrews, 6, right, and his brother Zeke, 3, try on some emergency equipment with the help of Hanover Township Emergency Services volunteer Edward Novit.
    Bob Chwedyk | Staff Photographer

  • Olivia Riedel, 4, of Aurora gets a tour of the Crime Scene Vehicle from her dad, Matt Riedel of the Hanover Park Police Department, on Wednesday at the picnic.

       Olivia Riedel, 4, of Aurora gets a tour of the Crime Scene Vehicle from her dad, Matt Riedel of the Hanover Park Police Department, on Wednesday at the picnic.
    Bob Chwedyk | Staff Photographer

 
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Hanover Park police rolled out hot dogs, K-9 demos and face painting for the annual COPS Day picnic Wednesday.

The event -- COPS stands for Community Oriented Police Strategy -- is meant to help connect residents with officers, dressed in polos and jeans, in a more informal setting, organizers say.

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Police booked a DJ and White Sox mascot Southpaw for the two-hour picnic at Spring Wood Middle School on Arlington Drive.

Coop, the Schaumburg Boomers mascot, was there too.

The department also raffled off four bikes and a 32-inch television with proceeds going to the Hanover Park Hurricanes, a youth football team.

To check out some of the action, visit the department's Twitter and Facebook accounts.

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