Brookfield Police Chief James Episcopo has announced that his officers will again be participating in the annual Beards and Badges fundraiser throughout the month of November to benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

The department is once again partnering with country music radio show host Drew Walker of US99 (99.5-FM), who has raised more than $25 million for St. Jude through his annual St. Jude radiothon in December.

As he did last year, Walker will be promoting Brookfield’s Bears and Badges fundraiser on his show as part of that effort.

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