opd-5k-runOWENSBORO, Ky. (4/15/14) — The Owensboro Police Department is excited to announce the Second Annual "Run from the Cops 5K" and the Ninth Annual "Police Awareness Day."

Both events are scheduled Saturday, April 26 at the Owensboro Police Department.

The "Run from the Cop's 5k" is scheduled to begin 8:30 a.m. and will start and end at the Owensboro Police Department.

Registration information and the route map can be viewed on our website or you can register in person at the Owensboro Police Department.

Costumes are encouraged!

Money raised by this event will go towards the Crime Prevention Unit’s D.A.R.E. fund and specialty units within the Owensboro Police Department.

The Police Awareness Day event will be held 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. in the back parking lot for those interested in meeting some of our officers. It is open to the public and everyone is welcome to join us for free hotdogs, hamburgers and drinks. We will have several booths set up that will highlight the various aspects of police work, you will see booths for the Hazardous Devices Unit, our K-9 Unit, the Evidence Collection Unit and the Emergency Response Unit.

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Several vehicles will be displayed, and we will also be hosting members from surrounding agencies. For our younger visitors, we will offer an inflatable playhouse, face painting, child I.D. kits and other kid activities. Be sure to take one of our guided building tours during your visit as well.

There will also be a manned prescription drug toss location on site during the event for any unwanted and/or expired prescription medications. Just remember, we cannot accept needles or liquids when tossing your medications.

Come join the fun Saturday, April 26.

SurfKY News
Information provided by Owensboro Police Department

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