Abbotsford Police Department officers and staff welcomed the community to Tradex on Saturday. (Joshua Watkins/Black Press)

Abbotsford Police Department officers and staff welcomed the community to Tradex on Saturday. (Joshua Watkins/Black Press)

VIDEO: Abbotsford Police Department Appreciation Day

Locals gathered at Tradex on Saturday to show their support for police

Abbotsford residents packed Tradex on Saturday for the Abbotsford Police Department Community Appreciation Day.

The free event gave the public the chance to meet officers and staff, take in food, children’s activities and a visit from Santa Claus.

The event ran from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday.

Video by: Joshua Watkins/Black Press