german shepherd 300HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (9/10/13) – The Hopkinsville Police Department K-9 team recently competed in the 13th Annual “American Working Dog K-9 Olympics” held in Denver, Indiana.
 
There were over one hundred K-9 teams representing 14 states, 4 countries and the military competing in events such as narcotic detection, tracking, obstacle course, building searches and control/obedience during the four day long competitions.
 
Representing the Hopkinsville Police Department in this year’s event was K-9 Officer Todd DeArmond with his partner, “Bokito”, K-9 Officer Tyler DeArmond with his Partner “Diesel”, K-9 Officer Federico Rodriguez with his partner “Enzo” and K-9 Officer Bill Beaird with his partner “Spike.”
 
The HPD K-9 Units took 10th place in “Team Overall Narcotics Search.”
 
K-9 Officer Todd DeArmond and Bokito took first place in residential narcotics search. K-9 Officer Tyler DeArmond and Diesel took second place in individual building search. HPD K-9 team members also placed in the top 10 in various other events held at the competition.
 
Whether locating a large amount of narcotics in a vehicle, tracking and apprehending a suspect or searching for a missing child, these Police K-9 units will remain an invaluable part in the Hopkinsville Police Department’s obligation and mission to keep the community safe.
 
SurfKY News
Information provided by Paul Ray (Hopkinsville Police Department)

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

In Other News...

Mustangs Defeat Trigg County for Fourth Straight Win

GREENVILLE, Ky. (5/5/15) — Muhlenberg County remained in the win column on Monday, defeating visiting Trigg County 5-2… Read More

First United Bank Becomes Hopkins School System’s Primary Depository; Gant Chosen as Pupil Personnel Director

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (5/5/15) — Hopkins County Board of Education met at its regularly scheduled meeting on May 4. Hopkins… Read More

Most Read This Week

April 28, 2015 4234

Search for Stolen Vehicle Ends with Woman Charged…

by SurfKY News
April 27, 2015 3602

Online Petition Seeking Re­opening of Shanice…

by Samantha Carver, SurfKY News
April 28, 2015 3399

Man Charged with Stalking Smoke Shop Clerk

by MPD
April 27, 2015 2953

Hopkins County Drug War ― Are We Winning?

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
April 30, 2015 2876

Family Says 'Goodbye' to Dog After It Allegedly…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

April 17, 2015 15679

An Open Letter from an Addict

by Olivia Kirks
April 23, 2015 8532

Man Charged with Sodomy, Incest/Victim under 12

by SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

May 05, 2015 2419

School Board Studies Further Spending Cuts

by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
May 04, 2015 1856

Alleged Littering Leads to Drug Arrest

by SurfKY News
May 04, 2015 1639

Teen Injured During Collision with Police Cruiser

by SurfKY News
May 05, 2015 1317

Meth Charge Follows MPD Investigation into…

by SurfKY News
May 04, 2015 1166

Women ‘Get the Message’ at River Ministry Banquet

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 04, 2015 1143

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released - May…

by SurfKY News
May 04, 2015 1063

Three Injured in Two-Vehicle Collision

by SurfKY News
May 04, 2015 987

Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports Released

by SurfKY News
May 05, 2015 802

First United Bank Becomes Hopkins School System’s…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 04, 2015 781

Dawson Springs Police Reports for Monday, May 4,…

by SurfKY News