Freeport police hand kids free Slurpee tickets

Freeport police on Tuesday handed out tickets for free Slurpees to kids. The citations were part of a nationwide program called "Operation Chill."

The citations were part of a nationwide program called

The citations were part of a nationwide program called "Operation Chill." (8/30/16)

FREEPORT - Freeport police on Tuesday handed out tickets for free Slurpees to kids.

The citations were part of a nationwide program called "Operation Chill."

The tickets were good for a free Slurpee at any of the village's 7-Eleven locations.

Children were also provided with some back-to-school supplies.

Village Mayor Robert Kennedy said the effort was about trying to establish relationships between children and police at an early age.

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