Free Admission for First Responders Posted September 7, 2016(CINCINNATI, OH – September 7, 2016) – The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden is honoring those who protect our community by offering free admission to all active fire and police personnel September 12-18. Details Fire and police 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, correction officers, hand writing examiners, intelligence analysts and investigative assistants. The offer also allows fire and police personnel to purchase admission tickets at 50% off for up to six family members. A valid fire and 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. As all ID must reference specific fire or police duty, government-only IDs will not be accepted.