Posted: Nov 15, 2010 2:26 PM by Russell Jones
Updated: Nov 15, 2010 2:26 PM
Source: Sgt. Don Kelly, Baton Rouge Police Department
BATON ROUGE – The K9 Division at Baton Rouge Police Department finished fifth in the nation in a recent competition with other law enforcement dog teams from across the country.
Several BRPD handlers also placed in individual categories at the USPCA National Dog Trials in Hammond. They include:
The Monza Award was also presented posthumously to BRPD K9 Philos who died in a car crash while on duty Oct. 16, 2009. The award is named for a police K9 who died in the line of duty in the 1970s.