It's back! Get ready for the 41st annual 'Cops N' Kids' picnic. It will be coming to Elmer Thomas Park on Saturday, September 9th (09-09-23) from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Make plans now, you won't want to miss it.


It's hard to believe this is the 41st annual. If you've never been it's an excellent time for the entire family. You'll get to meet and interact with officers from LPD (Lawton Police Department) along with the Comanche Couty Sherriff's Department, The Oklahoma Highway Patrol, LFD (Lawton Fire Department) along with our local and area EMTs and first responders. They're pulling out all the stops for 2023, everyone will be there.

Get all the details about the 41st annual LPD 'Cops N' Kids' picnic below: Lawton Police Department Lawton Police Department

There will be police and fire department demonstrations, kids will be able to take a ride in the police cars and yes they can hit the siren. Of course, no picnic would be complete without food, so they'll be grilling up hotdogs and all the fixings. We're hearing that McGruff the crime dog and Sparky the fire dog are coming.


During the picnic, kids and adults can enjoy all the games, prizes, and giveaways. LPD will be doing its annual bicycle giveaway as well. Plus there will be tons of vendors and booths offering all kinds of free stuff.

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