The K-9's and their handlers were specially trained in Search & Rescue operations
The Connecticut State Police Emergency Services - K9 Unit is proud to announce the graduation of the 214th Search and Rescue K9 Class.
The K9 teams began a rigorous six-week training program on June 15, 2020. The teams were specially trained in searching for missing children, adults, and elders. They will now deploy across the State of Connecticut, prepared to assist every town and city upon request on a 24/7 basis year-round to help keep our citizens and people traveling through the state safe.
The following teams graduated on July 24, 2020:
Connecticut State Police
Trooper First Class Pieter Groot and K-9 Brando of Troop C
Trooper Garrett Boehm and K-9 Yorik of Troop E
Trooper First Class Matt Warren and K-9 Maxx of Troop F
Trooper First Class Darren Connolly and K-9 Igor of Troop H
Trooper Christopher Wassarman and K-9 Broko of Troop D
Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (DEEP)
Conservation Officer Erin Flockhart and K-9 Mattie
Billerica Police Dapartment, Massachusestts
Officer Rocco Magliozzi and K-9 Sky