The 200th graduation of Connecticut K9 training troop

A graduation held for dogs who had completed training for the State Police K9 Unit was held on Friday, March 15. Photo submitted

MERIDEN, CONN. — The Connecticut State Police K9 Unit announced the graduation of its 200th K9 Training Troop. 

The Troop consisted of seven K9 Teams from throughout the United States and specialized in Electronic Storage Device Detection. The graduation was held on Friday, March 15, at the State Police Academy in Meriden, Conn.

The Connecticut State Police K9 Unit trained the world’s first electronic storage device detection K9 in 2012 utilizing a proprietary training methodology and curriculum. 

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