The Jacksonville Police Department will be out in full force starting bright and early Friday morning, protecting you.
The 10th Annual Holiday Task Force starts Friday morning and will run through December 31st. Extra officers will be on hand patrolling the busy shopping areas.
Folks should expect to see officers on bike and on foot, and in patrol cars.
Their goal is to protect shoppers and also respond to any incidents.
Police say during the holiday shopping season conceal your packages in your truck, lock your doors, and park in well lit areas.
The officers that are part of the task force, are paid but are volunteer to work on the task force on their days off.