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.

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