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Dan Aykroyd helps out Hinds Co. Sheriff's Dept.

The anxious cameras and fans waited as he lent his checkbook to help the department.

Jun 7 2014, 1:30pm CDT | by

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Dan Aykroyd helps out Hinds Co. Sheriff's Dept.
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Dan Aykroyd helps out Hinds Co. Sheriff's Dept.

Dan Aykroyd till now has signed off an estimated 775,000 autographs but this recent one we are going to talk about has inked the deal on a new, police-equipped Dodge Charger that the popular actor, a Hinds County reserve deputy since January, bought and donated to the Hinds County Sheriff's Department. Dan has always been loved for the life he brought into our all time favorites including Saturday Night Live," "Ghostbusters" and "The Blues Brothers." Though the addition of his celebrity-self was more than enough for the encouragement but he had to do something extraordinary; he lent his checkbook to help the department.

He was also looking forward to his Jackson weekend which was like a boost to the Medgar Evers Homecoming activities while he also had to tend to some movie work in Mississippi. The 2014 Dodge Charger with a police package is known to feature an emblem which merges conic images from two of Aykroyd's best-loved films: support for bluesmen but ghosts beware. Dan Aykroyd said that "That's two of my favorite things right there.”

The negotiation took place for a while inside after which Dan pulled out a check and signed the contract on the back of the nearest deputy for support. "All those movies I did, all those fine television shows and films and records, I didn't do them alone. It always is collaboration and teamwork," Aykroyd said. "If the police and the community do not work together ... there's no point in having a police force.

source: clarionledger


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