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Pohatcong Township police seek votes for Aftermath K-9 grant

POHATCONG TOWNSHIP, NJ (Warren County) – The Pohatcong Township Police Department is asking for the support of the community by voting daily for their department in the Aftermath K-9 Grant competition.

The department’s K-9 unit was nominated and $15,000 total in grants are awarded to the top eight law enforcement agencies or first responders by tier with the most eligible votes for use towards maintenance of an existing K9 unit and/or creation of a new unit.

The tiers are broken out as follows:

  • Tier 1: 25 or less full & part-time employees.
  • Tier 2: 25-50 full & part-time employees.
  • Tier 3: 50-100 full & part-time employees.
  • Tier 4: 101 or more full & part-time employees.

The four departments with the most eligible votes from each tier will be awarded $2,500 grants. The four departments with the second most eligible votes will be awarded $1,000 grants. The remaining $1,000 in grants will be awarded to honorable mentions upon sponsor’s sole discretion.

“Since founding, Aftermath has proudly recognized the contributions made by law enforcement officers and first responders for their communities through the Aftermath Cares program. Our annual K9 Grant is one aspect of the program,” the company said.

The community can vote for the Pohatcong Township Police Department once every 24 hours by clicking here or follow Aftermath on Instagram or Facebook, “like” the daily K9 Grant post and comment “Pohatcong Township Police Department (Phillipsburg, NJ)” in the comments section.

The grant voting period ends at 11:59pm CST on October 31, 2022.

The winning law enforcement agencies will be announced on Nov. 3.

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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