On Wednesday, August 19, 2015 at 7:00 p.m., Manchester Township Police attended the Leisure Village West Pet Club meeting where they received a generous$1,000.00 donation. The Pet Club event Chairperson, Roseanne Walters, presented the $1,000.00 check to the Manchester Township Police Foundation to be used for the Manchester Township Police K-9 Unit.
Attending the event to accept the donation were: Lt. Vincent Manco, Lt. James Sharkey, K-9 Officer Marc Micciulla, Mayor Kenneth Palmer and K-9 Storm. K-9 Officer Micciulla stated, “The $1,000.00 donation is greatly appreciated and will be put to good use to purchase items such as training equipment, canine related vehicle equipment, and to pay for additional training for the unit. It is because of the support of the community, the police administration, and the mayor and council, that the re-establishment of the Manchester Police K-9 Unit was possible.”
Donations like these help offset the cost for care, maintenance, and training for the K-9 Unit and reduces the usage of township funds. The Manchester Township Police K-9 Unit greatly appreciates the community’s continued support of the re-established Police K-9 program.
The Manchester Township Police Foundation is a non-profit organization which provides funding for youth and community outreach programs, police charities, investment in advanced education and training, and funding for specialized equipment and technology in order to help our police officers better perform their duties. To donate please log onto the Manchester Township Police Website at: http://www.manchesterpolicenj.com/ and click on the “POLICE FOUNDATION” tab.