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Media Event:


Date:                Friday, February 3rd, 2012  

Time:            10:00 a.m.     

Location:            Courthouse Rotunda

Event:              K-9 Graduation


     Allen County Sheriff’s Department Master K-9 Trainer, Robert L. Compton, Captain Shawn Lawhorn, Corporal Tyler Harris, Sheriff Kenneth C. Fries and Chief David Gladieux will present certificates to four graduating K-9 academy officers and their partners, on Friday, February 3, 2012 in the Allen County Courthouse Rotunda.


     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 and the Detection of Marijuana, Cocaine, Heroin, Methamphetamine and Ecstasy. 




     The following officers have completed the 14 week K-9 academy:


Officer Kevin C. Surface and K-9 Blitz (Allen County Sheriff’s Department)


Officer Daniel A. Reynolds and K-9 Thor (Dayton, Ohio Police Department)


Deputy Paul M. Kubinski and K-9 Zyg (Kendall County, Illinois Sheriff’s Office)


Deputy David R. McVoy and K-9 Zeek (Huntington County Sheriff’s Department)





CONTACT:     Corporal Jeremy Tinkel

                        Public Information Officer

                        Allen County Sheriff’s Department                   

260-449-7294 / 260-615-6715