RPD, U of R, Boys and Girls Club host tailgate party for youth
Nov. 6, 2017 – Redlands Police partnered with the University of Redlands and the Boys and Girls Club to host a tailgate party for 25 underprivileged youth prior to the University of Redlands football game vs. La Verne on Saturday, Nov. 4.
The University of Redlands donated tickets to the game and provided the facilities. The Redlands Police Officers Association brought their barbecue trailer and cooked hot dogs for the youth. RPD officers also participated in pickup football and soccer games with the youths.
Tailgate parties such as Saturday’s event provide opportunities for local middle school and high school aged youth to experience a college football game while interacting and developing positive relationships with police.