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Safety & Security at Cumberland

K-9 Meadow

​In partnership with CCTEC’s Campus Safety and Security office, K-9 Meadow, is an additional tool the security staff uses to help ensure safety for all campus visitors.


Quick facts about K-9 Meadow

  • Meadow will be on campus to provide enhanced safety and security.
  • She was named to honor the memory of Meadow Pollack, one of 17 who was killed during the 2018 shooting at Parkland's Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida.
  • Meadow is completing a program at the Atlantic County K-9 Training Academy, where they have been conducting training for more than 25 years.
  • She is will graduate from the program on March 8, 2019, and is currently completing campus familiarization duties.
  • She is the first full-time, dedicated school working K-9 in New Jersey.
  • Her handler is a trained K-9 officer who maintains a daily relationship with Meadow and is by her side in every situation.
  • Meadow lives with her handler and his family.
  • She and her handler will be on campus on a regular basis throughout the academic day.
  • While Meadow has a friendly temperament, when you see her on campus you should only interact with her after receiving approval from her official handler.
  • Do not pet or feed her.
  • Students who come in contact with her should act as if she is another officer on campus.

For questions or concerns, please contact Safety & Security at 856-691-8600, ext. 1777, or [email protected].