Four K9 Teams Graduate DOC Training


L-R: K9 Trainer Educator III Mark Bower, Sergeant Nicole Sroka and K9 Drago, Officer Aaron Lankford and K9 Knox, Officer Garrett Taylor and K9 Sirius, Officer Scott Bollinger and K9 Prince, K9 Trainer Educator I Ryan Walker

The 2019 Basic Patrol K-9 Class graduated Thursday after fourteen weeks of intense and challenging training.  The training consists of obedience, agility course, tracking, contraband, evidence and suspect search, criminal apprehension and handler protection.  The K-9 handlers also received training on basic K-9 health and first aid.  Two K-9 teams will be on duty at SCI in Georgetown.