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State Police Canine Unit Graduates 181st Narcotic Detection Dog Class

Department of Emergency Services &
Public Protection
Connecticut State Police
Public Information Office
Connecticut State Police Patch
Dr. Dora B. Schriro
Colonel Alaric J. Fox
Deputy Commissioner
Division of State Police
July 8, 2016

State Police Canine Unit Graduates 181st Narcotic Detection Dog Class

Middletown, CT. (July 8, 2016): The Connecticut State Police Canine Unit graduated eight narcotic detection K9 teams in a ceremony today for the 181st Narcotic Detection Dog class.

The canine teams are all trained to detect narcotics, including heroin and Fentanyl.  For the canines, all Labradors from Guiding Eyes for the Blind in NY, the graduation marks the culmination of an 11-week rigorous and intense training course.  

Connecticut State Police

Detective Joseph Miller & K-9 Shamus

Detective Nathan Charron & K9 Hogan

Detective Shawn Musial & K9 Iowa

Trooper First Class David Minsenti & K9 Yodel

Colchester Police Department

Officer Jonathan Goss & K9 Josefina - Colchester Police

Enfield Police Department

Officer Brian Croteau & K9 Putnam

Hartford Police Department

Detective Zachary Kashmanian & K-9 Conner

Stafford Police Department

Sgt James Kodzis & K9 David

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