4 Worcester PD K9s Certified as Police Utility Dogs

by | May 6, 2019 | Headlines, News

WORCESTER – Four officers with the WPD K9 Unit received Certifications from the North American Police Work Dog Association [NAPWDA] last week in Cranston, RI.

Sgt. Timothy Watts & K9 Django, Police Officer Thomas Bishop & K9 Elmar, Police Officer Mark Jolin & K9 Elvis 2.0, and Police Officer Daniel Pennellatore & K9 Beebs all certified as Police Utility Dogs.

This certification requires meeting high standards in the following areas: Obedience, Article Searches, Area Searches, Tracking, Building Searches, and Aggression Control.

Additionally, Police Officer Mark Jolin & K9 Elvis 2.0 and Police Officer Daniel Pennellatore & K9 Beebs were certificated as: Narcotics Detection Teams.

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K9 Django

 

4 Worcester PD K9s Certified as Police Utility Dogs 2

K9 Beebs

 

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K9 Elvis

 

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K9 Elmar


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