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Bettendorf Police Department expanding popular patch program in April [Video]

BETTENDORF, Iowa (KWQC) – Bettendorf Police Department is partnering with the Quad Cities Autism Center and Hand in Hand to add to their uniforms in April.

According to police officials, the partnership with both groups is to raise awareness and money for both local nonprofits.

To help raise awareness, Bettendorf Police has worked with Code 4 Public Safety Emblems in Davenport to design a brand new patch, which features colorful puzzle pieces which is a symbol used by several autism awareness and acceptance groups.

According to officials, the online store will be open until March. 31 at 11 p.m.

“We ask that you join the Bettendorf Police Department in helping us increase awareness, understanding, and celebrate those with autism,” said Keith Kimball, Bettendorf Police Chief. “By showing this support we can strive to reach the goal of achieving true acceptance for those with autism in our communities.”

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