All day, every day, law enforcement officials work to keep our communities safe.
Yesterday a group said "thank you" in a big way.
The Minot Board of Realtors spent the last six weeks collecting about 5-thousand dollars in donations for local law enforcement.
Those donations turned into gift bags - hundreds of them.
The Minot police department was given boxloads of those goodies this morning.
The woman who spearheaded the idea says it was met with overwhelming support.
(Sue Heth, Incoming President, Minot Board of Realtors) "I have a family member that's in law enforcement. And we just wanted to do something to let our local police officers know that we support them, and appreciate all that they do for us."
(Rob White, Captain, Minot Police Department) "It's really awesome. The city of Minot has really supported us to an incredible level. It's been really nice."
The Ward County Sheriff's Department, Ward County Jail, and Highway Patrol will receive gift bags this week, too.
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