Grunin Foundation Donates $20,000 To Toms River Police Officers

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TOMS RIVER-The Jay and Linda Grunin Foundation donated $20,000 to the Toms River Police Department’s annual Vest-A-Cop fundraiser at the Pizza Hut restaurant on Route 37 in Toms River.

In total, the department raised $51,000 at the event, where hundreds of residents came out for fun, games and of course, pizza.   Police officers served as waiters inside the restaurant.

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According to Toms River Township, the service life of a vest is 5 years and the TRPD has a rotation so that the vests are replaced on a scheduled basis. The vests cost about $1,000 and vests are also needed for the K-9 officers.

Councilman Mo Hill was in attendance to represent the township committee.

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