Visuals at SPD Hosted State K-9 Conference - 1:00 pm Today

Monique Cotton, Public Information & Communication Director, 509.363.8285

Monday, April 28, 2014 at 10:19 a.m.

Today at 1 p.m. the following visuals as well as an opportunity for an on-camera interview will be available at the Spokane Police Academy (2302 N. Waterworks St.):

  • Nine different K-9/handler training stations (both indoor and outdoor)
  • K-9 training exercises including
    • building searches,
    • gunfire exposure training,
    • vehicle searches,
    • and tactical tracking

The Washington State Police Canine Association (WSPCA) is a non-profit organization that promotes the educational advancement, welfare, and safety of canine teams in law enforcement throughout Washington State.

During the seminar, funds are raised for the 'Retired Police K-9 Fund'. This fund helps provide financial support for retired Police K-9's. Police K-9s live with their handlers after retirement from police work and typically have medical bills and other expenses inherited by their handler.

View the release from April 25, 2014 for more information.

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