Sheriff's Office surprising kids with drive-by birthday celebrations

The Tippecanoe County Sheriff's office is putting smiles on kid's faces and making their birthday special.

Posted: Apr 17, 2020 10:44 PM
Updated: Apr 18, 2020 8:30 AM

LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — The Tippecanoe County Sheriff's office is putting smiles on kid's faces and making their birthday's special.

Deputies are driving by with their sirens and lights blasting happy birthday to kids stuck at home celebrating their special day.

This particular celebration is for Cohen's 8th birthday.

Sheriff Bob Goldsmith said TSCO will do this more than 50 times until the stay at home order is up.

He said he loves being able to drive by and surprising the kids.

"Families love them," said Sheriff Goldsmith. "The kids love them. We are finding neighbors are videoing and clapping and thanking us. It's just a great way to connect to the community in a positive way during this very unfortunate time."

Sheriff Goldsmith said the idea came from a Facebook message someone sent him.

Happy belated birthday Cohen!

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