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WT Police Bring “High-Five Friday” to Birches Elementary

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Members of the Washington Township Police and their mascot, “McGruff the Crime Dog,” teamed up with Birches Elementary School mascot “Benny the Bengal,” principal Jessica Rose and school staff to welcome the students on October 18th, a “High-Five Friday.”  Police Chief Pat Gurcsik and members of his force have been spending Friday mornings at schools throughout the District as a show of community safety, solidarity and support.


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Birches Elementary School students pose with members of the Washington Township Police Department who handed out high-fives and encouragement to open the school day on October 18th.



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 Birches Elementary School students enter the school through a gauntlet of high-fives from Washington Township police officer.