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SRO K-9 Graduation

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Media Event:


Date:               Friday, August 17, 2007       

Time:            8:00 a.m.       

Location:            K-9 Training Center,

2304 Carroll Road

Event:              SRO K-9 Graduation



     The Allen County Sheriff’s Department Master K-9 Trainer, Robert L. Compton, with assistance from K-9 Officer O. Scott Roberts, will help Sheriff Kenneth C. Fries present certificates to the graduating SRO/K-9 academy class at 8:00 a.m. on Friday, August 17, 2007.


     The class has undergone 6 weeks of intense training and is certified in Narcotics and Firearms Detection.  This will be the first graduating K-9 class in the nation geared specifically for School Resource Officers.  Officer Kevin Nehr and his K-9 partner Max will be the second SRO team in Allen County.  Officer Nehr is assigned to Carroll High School.


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


Officer Kevin Nehr & K-9 Max (Allen County Sheriff’s Department)

Deputy Gaylon N. Wisel & K-9 Bandit (Dekalb County Sheriff’s Department)

Deputy Berlin G. Slone & K-9 Baron (Dekalb County Sheriff’s Department)




Contact:    Sgt. Steven A. Stone

                    Public Information Officer

                    (260) 449-4954