JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (KMIZ)
The Jefferson City Police Department warned area residents of an organization allegedly collecting funds on behalf of the department.
A release from department spokesman Lt. David Williams said Jefferson City and Cole County citizens have received requests from a Texas company requesting donations for the police department.
Williams said the company is registered as a nonprofit, however, none of the funds assist law enforcement. He included the organization mentions a “Jefferson City Area Alert” during the calls but that no such alert has been activated.
The police department said if anyone wants to make a donation they should reach out to local charities.
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