SOMERVILLE – The Somerset County Sheriff’s Workplace Ok-9 Unit is increasing due to a $72,500 donation from two Bernardsville residents.
Not too long ago, Somerset County Sheriff Darrin J. Russo thanked Dr. Caesar DePaco and Deanna Padovani-DePaco for his or her reward.
The donation will permit the Ok-9 unit so as to add two narcotic detection canine together with the prices related to the canine’ coaching and their Ok-9 autos.
Sheriff’s Officer Michael Kromar and Ok-9 Casanova together with Correction’s Officer Daniel Soffer and Ok-9 Caesar are attending the Bergen County Ok-9 Academy and might be graduating later this yr.
“There are lots of people who help legislation enforcement in some ways. Caesar and Deanna have gone above and past of their help of police Ok-9 models throughout the state. Their beneficiant donation as we speak has been very instrumental in offering a lot wanted providers throughout the neighborhood whereas sustaining fiscal duty,” Russo mentioned, as he offered the DePaço’s with honorary sheriff credentials, together with framed sheriff’s workplace uniform in a shadowbox.
“On behalf of all members of the Somerset County Sheriff’s Workplace Corrections Division, I wish to take this chance to publicly thank Caesar and Deanna Padovani-DePaço for his or her very substantial and beneficiant donation. One of many donated Ok-9’s named Caesar would be the very first Ok-9 assigned to the Somerset County Jail and can grow to be a vital a part of our general safety and preventative security efforts,” mentioned Paul Kaminsky, warden of the Somerset County Jail.
Ok-9 unit Sgt. Shannon Snook mentioned the Ok-9 unit will develop from three officers and 4 canine to 5 officers and 6 canine masking disciplines in narcotic scent detection, explosive scent detection, human scent detection, arson scent detection together with patrol capabilities.
In a shock announcement, Caesar DePaco promised a donation of two extra police Ok-9s to the sheriff’s workplace sooner or later.
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