Hobnobbing with the cops at Safety Saturday

 
Updated 3/23/2019 9:59 PM
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  • Hundreds of people turned out to the Fox Valley Mall for Safety Saturday With PAW Patrol featuring law enforcement officers from across the area, including the Illinois State Police.

      Hundreds of people turned out to the Fox Valley Mall for Safety Saturday With PAW Patrol featuring law enforcement officers from across the area, including the Illinois State Police. Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer

  • Matthew Iacovella, 6, top, of Naperville, checks out the DuPage County tactical Hummer during Safety Saturday with PAW Patrol at the Fox Valley Mall. Hundreds of people turned out for the event featuring law enforcement officers from across the area, including the Illinois State Police. At left, Lily Kelliher, 12, of Downers Grove, meets Kira the Illinois State Explosive Detection dog along with owner and handler Trooper Brian Kelliher.

      Matthew Iacovella, 6, top, of Naperville, checks out the DuPage County tactical Hummer during Safety Saturday with PAW Patrol at the Fox Valley Mall. Hundreds of people turned out for the event featuring law enforcement officers from across the area, including the Illinois State Police. At left, Lily Kelliher, 12, of Downers Grove, meets Kira the Illinois State Explosive Detection dog along with owner and handler Trooper Brian Kelliher. Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer

  • Lily Kelliher, 12, of Downers Grove, meets Kira the Illinois State Explosive Detection dog along with owner and handler Trooper Brian Kelliher at Safety Saturday with PAW Patrol at the Fox Valley Mall.

      Lily Kelliher, 12, of Downers Grove, meets Kira the Illinois State Explosive Detection dog along with owner and handler Trooper Brian Kelliher at Safety Saturday with PAW Patrol at the Fox Valley Mall. Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer

Police officers met with residents and showed off their gear Saturday at Safety Saturday With PAW Patrol at the Fox Valley Mall.

Hundreds showed up to hobnob with cops, look at police vehicles and meet police dogs like Kira the Illinois State Police Explosive Detection dog. The Chicago Police Department Emerald Society Bag Pipes & Drums also performed.

-- Daily Herald staff report

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