EPD receives grants and donations for K-9 Program

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The Elizabethtown Police Department recently announced its new Police K-9 program was awarded grants from both Target and Wal-Mart. In recognition of the efforts of the Elizabethtown Police Department in reducing drug crime and its desire to provide quality service to its citizens, these grants will assist in deferring costs associated with the implementation of this new program.

These grants are part of ongoing efforts to build strong, safe and healthy communities across the country. Several local businesses also are committed to serving community interests by donating goods and services to this program.

The following businesses have made contributions to the police K-9 program: Louisville Metro Police Department, K-9 and training; Auto Trim & Design of Elizabethtown, window tint; Kentucky State Police, K-9 vehicle insert; IMI, concrete for kennel; C&J concrete, concrete labor; Don’s Lumber of Elizabethtown, all building materials for kennel; and E-town Animal Hospital, full veterinarian care.

Elizabethtown Police Department would like to thank these local businesses for their kind donations of material, labor and funding to assist in making the first K-9 unit of the Elizabethtown Police Department a success.