RINCON -- The Rincon Police Department has begun Operation Backpack.
Officers are asking members of the community to join forces in order to help students who will return to school Aug. 2.
The Rincon Police Department will be accepting and collecting approved backpacks and school supplies so that they can be distributed during Rincon Elementary School’s open house July 31.
Donations are being collected at the Rincon Police Department, 107 W. 17th St., through the end of the business day July 30.
Operation Backpack is part of the Rincon Police Department's commitment to community outreach and policing.