K-9 Graduation

***UPDATE as of Tuesday, November 14, 2023, at 2:45 p.m.***

Due to potential inclement weather, tonight’s K-9 Graduation will be postponed until further notice.


***Original Release***

Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office
Patrol Operations Bureau
-K-9 Unit

Largo Police Department

- K-9 "Beau" and Deputy Justin Fineberg, Pinellas County Sheriff's Office
- K-9 "Zorro" and Deputy Giancarlo Revilla, Pinellas County Sheriff's Office
- K-9 "Joker" and Deputy Brennen Wede, Pinellas County Sheriff's Office
- K-9 "Bruce" and Officer Travis Hansen, Largo Police Department

We will also have a special appearance from our newly graduated Bloodhound teams:

- K-9 "Holmes" and Deputy Dalton Schomp
- K-9 "Duke" and Deputy Anthony Ashworth

PINELLAS COUNTY – Four K-9s and their partners have completed training and will soon be called for duty.

Throughout their training, the K-9s learned obedience commands, bite work, area and building searches, tracking, and human odor response.

The four K-9s and their partners from the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office and Largo Police Department will be recognized with training completion certificates on Tuesday, November 14, 2023, at 7:00 p.m. The certificates will be presented during a graduation ceremony at England Brothers Park, located at 5010 81st Avenue in Pinellas Park. 

This kid-friendly event is free, and the public is welcome to attend the graduation and K-9 demonstration, where they will be highlighting their new skills.

The media is invited to cover the graduation. Media attendees, please RSVP to Corporal Dave Brenn with the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Public Information Office at 727-582-6221.

Posted by David Brenn Monday, November 13, 2023 10:56:00 AM Categories: K 9

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