April 26, 2002
Lawrence W. Crow, Jr.
Shanley, (863) 534-6631 or
Sheriff's Office K-9 Deputy Herb Bennett And His K-9 "Cezar" Brought
Home Top Honors From A National Competition This Week.
The K-9 pair placed
first in the room searches category and fifth overall out of 94
competitors at the United States Police Canine Association (USPCA)
National Detector Trials held this week (Apr. 22-24, 2002) in Huntsville,
The National Detector Trials test the ability of handlers and their K-9
partners in searches of vehicles and rooms for narcotics.
K-9 Units are trained to assist patrol deputies with searching buildings
for hidden suspects, tracking/apprehending fleeing assailants, conducting
building searches, searching for lost or missing persons, evidence
recovery, narcotic detection, explosive detection, tactical deployments,
crowd control and interdiction of illegal narcotics trafficking.
Undersheriff, Division Commanders, Communications, News Media
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