Justin Martin,State police,Police

Kids make cards and cookies for cops

November 3, 2016
in Kids

When Tiffany Horvath awoke Wednesday morning and heard that Urbandale police Officer Justin Martin and Des Moines police Sgt. Anthony "Tony" Beminio had been murdered overnight, she said her original teaching plan for her youth group at First Presbyterian Church in Davenport went out the window. Horvath, who is director of Christian education at the church and the daughter of a longtime Alaska state trooper, spent the evening with her kids baking chocolate chip cookies and making greeting cards for the Davenport and Bettendorf police departments, and the Scott County Sheriff’s Department. She will be delivering the goodies today. “I know the sacrifices the cops make,” Horvath said. “I know the sacrifices their families make. They need our support more than ever and...

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