Detective thanks community for supporting deployed officers, K-9s


A Miami Beach detective who started a drive to raise goods and funds for officers and their K-9s serving overseas is thanking South Floridians for the outpouring of support.

"I want to say thank you to everyone who donated either monetarily or provided goods for the deployed soldiers and K-9s," said Detective Grant Reid.

Pepe is currently serving in Afghanistan.
Pepe is currently serving in Afghanistan.

Reid, a member of the Miami Beach Police department's SWAT Team, asked the South Florida community to help provide goods and raise money for soldiers and their K-companions overseas.

"To date, Vivian Hernandez and I have shipped 250 pounds of goods and received over $2000 in donations." he said.

Reid says they will continue to provide for deployed service members and their K-9s until there is no more.

If you want to help deployed soldiers, you can bring your donations to:

MBPD Headquarters

1100 Washington Avenue

Miami Beach, FL 33139

You can also contact Detective Reid at 305-673-7776 Ext. 3957