KSP holds Black Friday sale for Trooper Teddy Bears

FRANKFORT, Ky. — The Christmas shopping season officially gets underway this week with many retailers offering special discounts during Black Friday sales.

And Kentucky State Police is joining in the fun, with a discounted Trooper Teddy Bears.

The Trooper Teddy program allows troopers to reach out to young children who have been through a traumatic experience, such as a car crash, sexual abuse case or terminal illness. Troopers say the bears provide comfort and promote trust of police.

The bears will be on sale for $15, beginning at 8 a.m. on Thanksgiving day and ending at midnight Friday night.

All proceeds of the sale will benefit the Trooper Teddy program.