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Adam Fondren, Deseret News
Salt Lake City Police Chief Mike Brown points to a student while reading to kindergarten and pre-kindergarten classes at Backman Elementary in Salt Lake on Monday, Dec. 18, 2017. The Salt Lake Police Department is donating over 1,200 books and taking time to read to the students, each student gets two books to take home with them.

Salt Lake Police Chief Mike Brown points to a student while reading to kindergarten and pre-kindergarten classes at Backman Elementary in Salt Lake City on Monday. The Salt Lake City Police Department is donating over 1,200 books and taking time to read to the students. Each student gets two books to take home with them. This is the second year the police department has conducted a book drive for schools in Salt Lake City in partnership with Fight Crime: Invest in Kids.

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