Florida Keys News
Thursday, January 2, 2014
Taking the Polar Plunge
Philadelphia cops spend News Year's Day swimming in the ocean

There was a buzz on Higgs Beach Wednesday afternoon as seven polar bears ran across the sand and into the 76 degree water.

Don't be alarmed though, they were of the human species, not true Arctic polar bears.

"It is just for fun," said Mike Kopecki, a Philadelphia police lieutenant and founder of the Southernmost Polar Bear Club, whose members are vacatio...

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