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On December 23, 2016, Santa will be accompanied by 20 Nashua Police Department Special Reaction

Team (SRT) members to deliver holiday joy to 10 families for the 3rd annual Tactical Christmas.

Instead of reindeer, there will be a caravan of navy blue vehicles serving as a 21st century sleigh. Santa and his badgewearing

elves will exit the heavyarmor police truck and greet families selected by PAL with dozens of gifts.

Nashua Police Officer, Michael DeBisz, joined PAL as the PAL Officer in July 2016. He states, “Tactical

Christmas is a great program! It gives families a sense of community and spreads so much joy during the

holidays.” Officer DeBisz went on to say how proud he was to be a part of the PAL organization and

expressed his excitement about organizing Tactical Christmas this year.

Tactical Christmas is put on in partnership with Nashua PAL, the Nashua Police Department, Whole Foods

of Nashua, and ESPNNH. They are pleased to be able to deliver food and gifts to 10 of Nashua’s inneed

families – the highest number ever. In addition to Nashua’s Tactical Christmas program this year, Nashua

PAL has also assisted Manchester PAL in developing their 1st annual Tactical Christmas and hope this

program can continue to grow.

Nashua PAL would like to thank multiple downtown Nashua businesses for hosting toy donation boxes. If

you are interested in donating an unwrapped gift, please take it to one of these downtown businesses:

Nashua Coins and Collectibles; DesignWares; League of NH Crafters; Fresh of Nashua; Cardin Jewelers; or

the Nashua Police Department.

Nashua PAL, founded in 1989, serves over 2,000 youth in Greater Nashua. Nashua PAL’s mission is to

create a positive attitude between the children of Nashua and the members of the Police Department

through PAL sponsored sports, enrichment, recreation, and education activities. Nashua PAL’s 16

programs focus on: Activity; Leadership; Education. Every Kid Deserves a PAL!

If you would like more information about this topic, please contact Officer Michael DeBisz, PAL Officer at

603.594.3733 or; or visit our Facebook Page