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Children in Berrien County to receive new bikes for Christmas thanks to law enforcement

Children in Berrien County to receive new bikes for Christmas thanks to law enforcement
Children in Berrien County to receive new bikes for Christmas thanks to law enforcement
Posted at 4:44 PM, Dec 18, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-18 16:44:00-05

BERRIAN COUNTY, Ga. (WTXL) - Many children in Berrien County can expect a big surprise this Christmas, thanks to the sheriff's office. 

Since Monday morning, the Berrien County Sheriff's Office has delivered more than 50 bicycles, sponsored by community members, to households throughout the county.

Berrien County Sheriff, Ray Paulk, said the program began years ago.

Paulk said he is glad to have seen the giveaway grow like it has. 

"It's an amazing and humbling experience. We see a parent and we'll cry together sometimes," said Sheriff Paulk. "It's just an amazing experience because they are so tickled. They appreciate it." 

Paulk said that along with a bike, each child gets a bible.

He stated that they give the bikes out to children recommended by the Division and Family Services and the school systems.