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Operation Santa Claus delivers toys to hundreds of kids in Bossier Parish

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BOSSIER CITY, La. (KTBS) -

Bossier Sheriff's Deputies stepped into St. Nick's shoes this morning, and delivered toys to hundreds of needy children in the area.

It's all part of Operation Santa Claus, a partnership between the Bossier Sheriff's Department, Shreveport Fire and Police Departments, and Townsquare Media.

The deputies hand delivered bags of toys and bicycles to about 200 kids across Bossier Parish.

"It's a great opportunity for us to get together and really get out into the communities and know who is in need, what children are truly in need. The deputies you see among you here are the folks who are where the rubber meets the road and get to know the families involved," says Lt. Bill Davis, Bossier Sheriff spokesperson.

Davis says over 1,000 children are helped every year by Operation Santa Claus through toy and monetary donations from the community.

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