NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — NYPD Chief Jeffrey Maddrey and police officers were decked out in their Christmas best on Wednesday.
The cops dressed as Santa and superheroes during a visit to Brookdale Hospital’s pediatric floor.READ MORE: Better Business Bureau, AARP Warn Seniors About COVID Vaccine Scams
Omarion admitted that things in the hospital were pretty boring until a special visitor came in.
“It was kinda cool and stuff,” he told 1010 WINS’ Al Jones after being handed a Captain America doll by Captain American.READ MORE: Long Island Jewish Medical Center Marks 1-Year Anniversary Of 1st COVID-19 Patient With Ceremony Honoring Health Care Workers, Patients
Maddrey said it was about spreading happiness.
“We want to make the children smile, and in turn we make the parents smile, and just bring a little Christmas cheer and a little joy,” he said.
From babies to teens there were plenty of smiles as Santa came bearing gifts.MORE NEWS: Unifying America: Newark Community Street Team Transforming South Ward Home Into Safe House For Trauma Victims