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Santa arrives at the Cottonwood airport via helicopter after a long flight from the North Pole during last year’s Shop with a Cop event. (VVN/Vyto Starinskas)

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Children to shop with cops Saturday

Law enforcement agencies partner again for program

Each year, Verde Valley law enforcement agencies partner to make Christmas a little brighter for a select few of lower income children. Last year, 40 police officers took 30 children, ages 7-12, to Wal-Mart where each child was able to spend $150 each.