Larksville, Pennsylvania (December 7th, 2018) – Aftermath Services LLC has awarded the Larksville Borough Police Department with a $5,000 grant after the department came in first place in Aftermath’s annual K9 Grant. Each year, Aftermath awards funding to law enforcement for existing or prospective K9 programs for safety equipment, training, and other expenses associated with maintaining a K9 unit. Open to law enforcement organizations nationwide, Aftermath’s 8th Annual K9 Grant Competition involved over 3,000 agencies representing 48 states. During the nomination period October 1st through October 16th, civilians and officers nominated departments to be voted on; votes were collected October 18th through November 5thon the company’s website and Instagram page. Over 280,000 votes were counted during the 16-day voting period. Fourteen grants totaling $20,000 were awarded this year, up from $16,500 in 2017.
Aftermath presented the check to the Larksville Borough K9 Unit at Wyoming Valley High School on Friday, December 7 at 8:30 a.m.
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As the nation’s largest dedicated crime scene cleanup company, Aftermath Services LLC proudly recognizes the contributions made by K9 officers and their partners. In an effort to provide law enforcement with access to this valuable resource, Aftermath created the annual K9 grant to help offset the cost of creating or maintaining a K9 program. Each year, law enforcement agencies from around the US are encouraged to participate in the competition by gathering votes through word-of-mouth, social media, and local news outlets. The contest is just one aspect of the Aftermath Cares program, aimed at acknowledging first responders for their ongoing efforts to protect and improve their communities. For more information on trauma cleaning services, or to learn more about the relationship between Aftermath and law enforcement, call 877-872-4339 or visit www.aftermath.com.