On September 24, 2014, at 10:00 AM The State Fair of Texas will hold a press conference in conjunction with area law enforcement agencies and fire departments at the Hall of State (adjacent to Big Tex) to announce the release of the 2014 edition of Kids and Cops Trading Cards. Representatives from each Agency on the Kids and Cops cards will be present.
The Kick off signing event will be held at the State Fair of Texas, on Kids and Cops Day, October 13th from 10am to 4pm at the Blue Pavilion building featuring each officer signing their cards.
Kids and Cops, a registered trademark, is one of the largest continuously run trading card programs for public safety in the nation. Started in 1994 the program has sponsored and distributed some seven million trading cards to date, depicting officers and firefighters on collectible trading cards. This year over 100 officers are featured on trading cards with service animals, equipment, and vehicles. The Dallas FBI office, Texas Rangers, and DISD School Police, will join the Dallas Sheriff, Police, and Fire Department on 71 different trading cards.
Kids and Cops Trading cards was started in 1994 by Reserve Captain Charlie Tyner with the Dallas Sheriff’s Department and is funded by the donations of area businesses and individuals. This year’s sponsors are Dallas Children’s Charities, The Kroger Company, and Club Corp.
For more information about this program and event, please contact Charlie Tyner at Charlie.Tyner@Dallascounty.org