By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Ben Roethlisberger scored big for more than a dozen police and fire departments around the country today.

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The Steelers quarterback announced his foundation would be giving out 15 grants for K-9 programs.

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Of those 15 grants, three were in the Pittsburgh area including the Allegheny Valley Police, Allegheny County Sheriff’s Department, and North Fayette Township Police.

The foundation will distribute more than $90,000 to be used for K-9s, including creating new units, replacing retired dogs, and training for the dogs and their handlers.

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The Ben Roethlisberger Foundation said this is their 14th and final grant cycle.