JSO K-9, 2 FHP K-9s named ‘Top Dog’ winners during K9s United Law Enforcement Competition
Participating Florida K-9 teams included the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office, St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office, Flagler County Sheriff’s Office, Taylor County Sheriff’s Office and the Florida Highway Patrol’s Jacksonville, Orlando and Ocoee departments.
K9s United VP: Quick action by first responders, vet staff likely saved life of JSO K-9 Huk
K9s United Vice President Jay Nix said a new Florida law that the nonprofit helped pass allows first responders to take immediate action when a police dog is injured. That quick action Friday likely saved the life of Jacksonville Sheriff's Office K-9 Huk after he was shot in the line of duty.
Glynn County police adds new K9 officers
BRUNSWICK, Ga. – Glynn County has some new K9 members of the police department. Glynn County police said it has been a while since it has had K9s and it’s now revamping the program. Glynn County police has 3 new K9s. Yesterday GCPD trained with Camden County Sheriffs Office to give the dogs different environment, sights, & smells. Today, the Glynn County Police K-9 team had their training in Camden County, GA. Lead by Sergeant E. Koenig, Officers M.... Posted by Glynn County Police Department on Thursday, October 15, 2020Yesterday’s training was at the Camden County Sheriff’s Office.
K9s For Warriors brings doggies to the windows for seniors in Nocatee
Nobody knows that better than the folks at K9 For Warriors, an organization dedicated to training shelter dogs to become service animals for veterans. They were able to share some puppy love with the residents through window visits, while the residents remained in the safety of their own rooms. “It’s a lot of joy, just to know how much the elderly mean to people,” said an emotional Deidre Strag, a K9s For Warriors trainer. “He’s hope, he’s love, he’s understanding.”Miranda said the visit was meaningful for the residents. For more information on K9s for Warriors and the nonprofit’s mission, go to www.k9sforwarriors.org.
Florida police K9 bitten by snake while searching for missing baby
PASCO COUNTY, Fla. – A K9 assisting the Federal Bureau of Investigation in a search for a missing baby was bitten by a water moccasin in the Everglades on Thursday. As investigators and officers were searching the area, Heidi Sievers, Forensic Investigator (FI) and K9 Phi’s handler noticed that K9 Phi was limping. “The Pasco Sheriff’s Office is thankful for the quick actions of BluePearl in K9 Phi’s care," the Pasco Sheriff’s Office said. “Their professionalism and communication with FI Sievers and Cpl. While K9 Phi is a working dog, he is also a part of not only the Pasco Sheriff’s Office family, but also FI Sievers’ family, as our K9s live at home in off duty hours.
Connecticut police arrest two men carrying 420 lbs of marijuana
(CNN) - Two men who were stopped in a truck containing 420 pounds of marijuana are under arrest, thanks to Connecticut State Troopers and a K9 unit that's winning praise for sniffing it all out. The truck was stopped Friday while it was headed southbound on Interstate 95, in Darien. The two suspects, 23-year-old Vahe Manjikian and 27-year-old Kevin Conrado of Los Angeles, have been charged with possession of marijuana with intent to sell. Manjikian was driving the truck and Conrado was the passenger. Laura Ly contributed to this reportThe-CNN-Wire & 2019 Cable News Network, Inc., a Time Warner Company.