Cincinnati Zoo offering fire, police personnel free admission

Visitors arrive at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

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Visitors arrive at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden is offering free admission to all active fire and police personnel from Sept. 11-17.

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Personnel who qualify for free admission include firefighters, EMTs, uniformed police officers, state troopers, border patrol agents, investigators, evidence technicians, firearms examiners, crime lab technicians, 911 dispatchers, corrections officers, hand writing examiners, intelligence analysts and investigative assistants.

The offer also allows fire and police personnel to purchase admission tickets at 50 percent off for as many as six family members.

A valid fire or police photo ID must be presented at the Cincinnati Zoo to take advantage of this offer. Fire and police badges and identification cards are accepted only if accompanied by photo ID.

The zoo also features a regular discount where first responders receive $3 off adult tickets and $2 off child/senior tickets 364 days a year.

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