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Kids and Cops Day ‘24


The Ohio University Law Enforcement Technology, Lancaster Citizen Police academy and the Lancaster Police Department are working together to provide children with the opportunity to interact and feel comfortable with law enforcement community, while learning about equipment and technology which law enforcement personnel use. Agencies throughout the State of Ohio will be in attendance for this family-friendly, fun educational event!


8th Annual Kids and Cops Day

Date: Saturday, May 18

Time: 10 am to 2 pm

Venue: OHIO University Lancaster
1570 Granville Pike, Lancaster, OH




Kids and Cops Day gives children and community members the chance to connect and interact with local law enforcement agencies, fire departments, and other first responders, as well as community organizations.

Kids and Cops Day allows children to learn more about the local agencies, see equipment firsthand, and shape a positive view of local law enforcement officers and first responders.


What to Expect

Adults and children will have the opportunity to learn about equipment and technology used by first responders.

Agencies throughout the Fairfield County and surrounding areas will attend with cruisers, helicopters, Air Evac, S.W.A.T. vehicles, patrol cars, motorcycles, and much more.


Planned Activities

Patrol Vehicles
Swat Vehicles

And more...


Food & Beverages Available

FREE hot dogs, popcorn, and punch (while supplies last) will be available for all attendees. 



FREE t-shirts will be given to the first 500 children that attend this event.

In addition, local business and organizations will be on site to provide FREE child safety and promotional items to adults. 


Thank You to Past Sponsors 

Gold Level

90.9 The River
American Court Services
AV’s Mini Mart
CIA - Counter Insurance Agency
Colombo Law
Columbia Gas
Estep’s Towing & Recovery LLC
Fairfield Medical Center
Friendly Bremen Banking Center
Grafix by Design
Grannie’s Cooked Delivered Meals, LLC
Lancaster Police Department
Matt Taylor KIA
Ohio University Lancaster
Pillar Family
South Central Power
VFW 1380
VFW 1516
The Wolf - 104.5 FM (Fairfield County) & 99.3 FM (Hocking County)

Silver Level

Crestview Rehabilitation Services
Hall Family
Kroger Company
Pink Cricket Restaurant

Would you like to be a sponsor for the 2024 event?

Please contact Debbie Probasco, LCPAAA at