State Police K-9 dogs graduate training

[Courtesy: Connecticut State Police]

MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (WTNH) — A brand new group of State Police canines is sniffing out crime around Connecticut.

The 180th Patrol Canine Training Troop graduated today in Middletown. The canine teams are all trained to work patrol. They have also been training in tracking, handler protection, evidence recovery, building searches, obedience and classroom education.

For the canines, the graduation marks the end of an intense 14-week training course. Below is a list of the K-9 graduates and their new assignments:

Bridgeport Police Department:

Officer Mullenax and K9 Zeus

Department of Corrections:

Officer Brousseau and K9 Drobec

Officer Ouellet and K9 Kai

Hartford Police Department:

Officer Dzierzgowski and K9 Cyrus

Officer Pagan and K9 Argo

Milford Police Department:

Officer Napoletano and K9 Mack

Torrington Police Department:

Officer Loucks and K9 Pharaoh


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