Community comes together for second annual Cops and Kids event Posted: June 6, 2015 4024 Lynnwood Police Officer D.J. Harris (left) chats with Joshua Ramirez, 6, Nathan Ramirez, 4, and their father Joseph Ramirez of Long Beach, Calif., during the second annual Cops and Kids event Saturday morning at the Alderwood Mall. The Ramirez family is visiting relatives in Lynnwood. (Photos by David Pan) Lynnwood Police K-9 Officer Zando apprehends Police Cadet Alec Dynger under the watchful eye of Police Officer Joe Dickinson (left) during a K-9 demonstration. Lynnwood Police Officer Doug Teachworth instructs Chone Ewell (right), 9 of Bothell, on how to operate a mechanical robot. It appears that Alina Calero-Petras, 7 of Edmonds, has apprehended twin sister Sofia (left) and secured her with a pair of handcuffs. Alex Carroll, 3 of Lynnwood, enjoys playing with the steering wheel in a police vehicle with Lynnwood Police Deputy Chief Karen Manser (back) and parents Andrea and Stephen Carroll. Aaliyah Talamantes, 11 of Bothell, makes a new friend in McGruff, the Crime Dog (left). Lynnwood Police Code Enforcement Officer Paul Coleman shows off his vehicle to Nate Cummings (right), 5 of Lynnwood. Myrle Carner of Crime Stoppers poses with Patrick Chy (left), 4 of Bothell. Lynnwood Police Officer Joe Dickinson and his K-9 partner Zando were a popular duo during the Cops and Kids event. A pair of crash dummies were walking and laying around at the Cops and Kids event. Lynnwood Sgt. Mike McGinnis helps put a vest on a child. Parents took photos of their children with Lynnwood Police Officers. Kids came away with some reading material.