Steelers' QB Gives K-9 Grant To Ohio Agency
November 28, 2012
Pittsburgh Steelers' quarterback Ben Roethlisberger provided a K-9 training grant to the South Euclid (Ohio) Police Department on behalf of the Ben Roethlisberger Foundation at the Giving Back Fund.
The South Euclid PD retired K-9 Rex in July and plans to use the funds to purchase a new canine for their department. The funds will also be used to purchase a ballistic vest for the new dog and other necessary training and safety equipment.
During the 2012-13 NFL season, the foundation will be distributing grants to K-9 units of police and fire departments in the cities and surrounding communities of each regular season away game for the Steelers.
PHOTOS: Police Dogs
Be the first to comment on this story
Other Recent News
"Right now, we have a shortage of officers," said Police Chief William McManus. "We are...
For the first time in a decade, the Miami Beach (Fla.) Police Department is set to require...
Police departments across Illinois say the state budget stalemate has left them struggling...