SWAT Team Superheroes to Rappel Down Hospital Spreading Christmas Cheer to Young Patients on December 19 December 17, 2019

Longview, TX, Dec. 17, 2019 – CHRISTUS Good Shepherd Medical Center - Longview and the Longview Police Department (LPD) have teamed up to make some children very happy. On Thursday, December 19 at 9:30 a.m. members of the LPD SWAT Team will rappel from the roof of the south tower of CHRISTUS Good Shepherd Medical Center - Longview and spread some Christmas cheer to hospital patients and visitors along the way.

“We are blessed to have law enforcement officers who are highly trained and prepared to answer the call whenever they are needed for our safety and protection. Operation Christmas Cheer lets them demonstrate their incredible abilities to our community and bring joy to children spending the holidays at CHRISTUS Good Shepherd Medical Center - Longview,” said Kristie Brian, Longview Police Department social media coordinator. “This has become an annual tradition for us, and our officers love surprising the children in the windows and then delivering Christmas gifts to each of them.”