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K-9 Graduation

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Date:               Friday, June 15, 2007          

Time:            11:00 a.m.     

Location:            Courthouse Rotunda

Event:              K-9 Graduation



     Allen County Sheriff’s Department Master K-9 Trainers, Robert L. Compton and O. Scott Roberts will help Captain Shawn Lawhorn present certificates to the graduating K-9 academy class on Friday in the Allen County Courthouse.


     The class has recently undergone 14 weeks of intense training and is certified in the areas of: Obedience Control, Evidence Search, Area Search, Building Search, Tracking, Aggression Control and the detection of Marijuana, Cocaine, Heroin, Methamphetamine and Ecstasy. 



     The following is a list of officers who will graduate and their respective departments.


Corporal Dave Royse & K-9 Kitt (Allen County Sheriff’s Department)

Marshal Christopher Bateman & K-9 Hondo (Wolcottville Police Department)

Patrolman Christian L. Harlan & K-9 Lana (Kendallville Police Department)

Patrolman Joshua S. Halsey & K-9 Samo (Ligonier Police Department)

Master Trooper Gary Shenefield & K-9 Beau (Indiana State Police-Fort Wayne Post)

Senior Trooper David Preston & K-9 Colt (Indiana State Police-Pendleton Post)

Trooper Shawn Cosgrove & K-9 Zeke (Indiana State Police-Red Key Post)

Trooper Gregory Magee & K-9 Camo (Indiana State Police-Indianapolis Post)

Sergeant Tony Knox & K-9 Kody (Indiana State Police-K-9 Coordinator-Headquarters)





CONTACT:     Steve Stone

                        Public Information Officer