The Grand Prairie Library and the Grand Prairie Police Department present Badges & Books, a day of activities on Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, at the Main Library, 901 Conover, for citizens to meet the officers of their city and learn more about the techniques and equipment they use. All programs are free.
10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Fleet Peek
View Grand Prairie’s law enforcement vehicles, including the SWAT armored vehicle, police motorcycle, squad car, ATV, and patrol boat (vehicle availability subject to change).
11 a.m., Kids Stay Safe
Kids learn safety tips and habits, and when it’s right to call 911.
Meet one of Grand Prairie’s trained canines, and learn about the K-9 program from his handler (availability subject to change).
1 p.m., CSI Grand Prairie
Teens and adults learn about the civilians, officers vehicles and equipment involved in examining and collecting evidence.