Steelers quarterback’s foundation gives departments K-9 grant
The $5,000 grant will aid departments in establishing K-9 teams in smaller towns
COLUMBIANA, Pa. — The Columbiana Police Department is one of the eight Pittsburgh-area departments to receive a grant for a police dog when Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger announced the final grants of the 2019-20 season from the Ben Roethlisberger Foundation.
Police Chief Tim Gladis said he is happy and grateful for receiving the $5,000 grant.
“This is really exciting news for our K-9 program,” Gladis said. “Thanks to Ben and his foundation, we have a great start toward getting a second K-9 team here in Columbiana.”
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