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Local Police Officers Team Up For Holiday Toy Giveaway

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) -- They serve their communities every day, but on Sunday, they were Santa's helpers.

Swissvale, Edgewood, and several other police departments teamed up for a toy distribution.

Officers say that events like this are ways to give back to the community while off duty.

Police Toy Giveaway
(Photo Credit: KDKA)

"It means a lot to us. The officers and volunteers are enjoying it, giving a little back to the community," Chief Ellis Watson said.

Dozens of families lined up to get a gift from Santa's helpers in blue.

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