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Police in Chesapeake give turkeys instead of tickets to the community

Posted at 2:53 PM, Dec 15, 2017
and last updated 2017-12-18 16:30:21-05

CHESAPEAKE, Va. - The Chesapeake Police Department and other community organizations helped to share the holiday spirit by giving turkeys at traffic stops in the city, instead of tickets.

The turkey give-a-way happened Friday, and police gave turkeys to citizens if the circumstances of the traffic stop and demeanor of the driver allowed, said officials of the event.

Turkey instead of a Ticket was started in Chesapeake by Rodney Foster, and the Chesapeake Jubilee and Farm Fresh also assisted the Chesapeake Police Department with the event.

One woman who was pulled over said it made her feel very though of and said it makes her see police as 'wonderful'.