Quantcast

K-9 teams put skills to the test to earn certifications in Paso - KSBY.com | San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara Area News

K-9 teams put skills to the test to earn certifications in Paso Robles

Posted: Updated:

30 K-9 teams from all over California gathered at the Paso Robles Event Center Wednesday to put their skills to the test.

The teams were getting their certifications in patrol, narcotics, and explosives detection. 

The units trained for two to six months prior to coming to Paso Robles. 

The K-9's go through the training with their handlers but not all come out with the certification. 

"If a dog is not ready to become certified, and be on the street, then they will get back to training and we'll keep them in training until they are ready to come out and do the right thing and perform at a satisfactory level." said Scott Blom, President of the California Narcotics Association.

K-9 units are required to get re-certified annually. 
 

Top Trending Videos

WEATHER
Doppler Radar
  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • Police: Drugs, gun, stolen bikes found in Atascadero home

    Police: Drugs, gun, stolen bikes found in Atascadero home

    Thursday, October 19 2017 7:28 PM EDT2017-10-19 23:28:02 GMT

    Atascadero police arrested two people on Tuesday after they say they found drugs, an illegally modified firearm, and stolen bikes in a home where two small children live. 

    Atascadero police arrested two people on Tuesday after they say they found drugs, an illegally modified firearm, and stolen bikes in a home where two small children live. 

  • Researchers study great white sharks and their attraction to area off Vandenberg AFB

    Researchers study great white sharks and their attraction to area off Vandenberg AFB

    Wednesday, October 18 2017 10:07 PM EDT2017-10-19 02:07:15 GMT

    While the beaches off of Vandenberg Air Force Base are popular for surfing, the water is also a popular spot for great white sharks, so several of the beaches there were closed this week for shark research.  

    While the beaches off of Vandenberg Air Force Base are popular for surfing, the water is also a popular spot for great white sharks, so several of the beaches there were closed this week for shark research.  

  • One crew member killed, one rescued by Coast Guard north of San Simeon

    One crew member killed, one rescued by Coast Guard north of San Simeon

    Thursday, October 19 2017 10:55 PM EDT2017-10-20 02:55:51 GMT
    A man was rescued after a boat's mast split in two. (Photo courtesy of the Coast Guard)A man was rescued after a boat's mast split in two. (Photo courtesy of the Coast Guard)

    One crew member is dead and another recovering from a fishing boat accident north of San Simeon. Around midnight on Thursday, the mast of the 54-foot Pamela Rose fishing boat broke, killing one crew member and injuring another, according to the Coast Guard. The accident happened eight miles north of Point Piedras.  Coast Guardsmen from the San Francisco Air Station were dispatched by helicopter to the boat. One crew member was found dead at the scene, while the other o...

    One crew member is dead and another recovering from a fishing boat accident north of San Simeon. Around midnight on Thursday, the mast of the 54-foot Pamela Rose fishing boat broke, killing one crew member and injuring another, according to the Coast Guard. The accident happened eight miles north of Point Piedras.  Coast Guardsmen from the San Francisco Air Station were dispatched by helicopter to the boat. One crew member was found dead at the scene, while the other o...

Powered by Frankly

© KSBY.com 2017, KSBY.com
A CORDILLERA COMMUNICATIONS Station
All rights reserved
Privacy Policy, | Terms of Service, and Ad Choices

Can't find something?