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Morris County Sheriff’s Office 2024 Bark Madness winner receives his reward from Sheriff James M. Gannon

MORRIS COUNTY, NJ – K9 Kaboom, the Morris County Sheriff’s Office 2024 Bark Madness winner received his reward from Sheriff James M. Gannon at Arthur’s Tavern in Morris Plains Borough.

K9 Kaboom is a male Labrador Retriever Mix, born January 2, 2017. He was adopted by the Morris County Sheriff’s Office after his third surrender to the Parsippany Animal Shelter.

(Photo Credit | MCSO)
(Photo Credit | MCSO)

He is a certified explosives detection canine and a certified search and rescue canine. K9 Kaboom is trained to locate numerous explosive odors and search for missing people.

In an incredible run through this year’s bracket, K9 Kaboom beat the number one seed and gallantly advanced to the finals. This true underdog has prevailed to become the regal champion of the people.

Kaboom’s achievement was capped by lunch with the Sheriff and his handler Det. Christopher Murarik, who was able to attend despite being on active orders with the New Jersey National Guard.

Fame and notoriety seem to come easy to this champion as K9 Kaboom sat patiently and minded his manners during the steak lunch.

Arthur’s Tavern hosted this celebratory event and donating the reward. The restaurant was closed at the time of the event, and all health and sanitary conditions were addressed by their staff.

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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