K-9 officers graduate in Yonkers

Six K-9 officers and their handlers graduated during a ceremony in Yonkers after 17 weeks of training Wednesday afternoon. The dogs were trained to locate

The dogs were trained to locate lost children,

The dogs were trained to locate lost children, drugs, weapons and fugitives. (Credit: News 12)

YONKERS - Six K-9 officers and their handlers graduated during a ceremony in Yonkers after 17 weeks of training Wednesday afternoon.

The dogs were trained to locate lost children, drugs, weapons and fugitives.

The six graduates include K-9 officers from Yonkers, Mount Vernon, Westchester County police and Ramapo.

The dogs will return to school in September to focus on a specialty, such as recovering narcotics or bombs.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

Kristina's Korner tracks the 1 Trending: "Angelina Jolie Eats Spiders"
VIDEO: Yonkers woman arraigned for alleged attempted murder 2 VIDEO: Yonkers woman arraigned for alleged attempted murder
The 27th Annual Pearl River Train Show is 3 Pearl River Train Show steams forward
Vote set for tonight on whether or not 4 Vote tonight on plan to allow alcohol sales on Long Beach boardwalk
VIDEO: Chopper 12 over Tappan Zee Bridge construction 5 VIDEO: Chopper 12 over Tappan Zee Bridge construction

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE