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Kids get a shopping spree courtesy of the Burbank Police Department

Burbank Reserve Officer Dan Dodd figuring out how much the toys 9-year-old Andrew Flores picked out cost all together as part of the department’s “Heroes and Helpers” event on Wednesday, Dec. 11, at Target in the Empire Center. (Tim Berger / Burbank Leader)
Children from the Boys and Girls Club of Burbank and Greater East Valley arrive at Target in the Empire Center to meet with personnel from the Burbank Police Officers’ Association for the department’s “Heroes and Helpers” event. (Tim Berger / Burbank Leader)
Officers and children grab shopping carts and get ready to check out the aisles during the “Heroes and Helpers” event at Target in the Empire Center on Wednesday. (Tim Berger / Burbank Leader)
Burbank Police Detective Sam Anderson and Anni Garcia, 6, take a moment to check out the gifts they just purchased for Anni’s family during the “Heroes and Helpers” event Wednesday. (Tim Berger / Burbank Leader)
Police and kids get ready to shop till they drop at Target in Burbank on Wednesday. Nearly 30 children were matched up with a representative from the Burbank Police Department and given a $100 gift card to shop for Christmas gifts for their families. (Tim Berger / Burbank Leader)
Dominick Weekly, 7, waits for Target’s Hunter Isham to put a toy in the bag he is filling at the Burbank Police Officers’ Association “Heroes and Helpers” event Wednesday. (Tim Berger / Burbank Leader)
Burbank Police officer Adam Cornils negotiates the purchase limit with his young shopper Joshua Tejeda, 7, at the “Heroes and Helpers” event in Target at the Empire Center on Wednesday. (Tim Berger / Burbank Leader)
Police and kids gather for a group photo at the “Heroes and Helpers” event Wednesday. (Tim Berger / Burbank Leader)
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