August 11, 2017 07:03 PM
New York State troopers are getting 15 new K-9 teams.
Friday, troopers and their dogs graduated from the Canine Handler Basic School at the State Police Academy in Albany. The program includes training in obedience and agility as well as narcotics and explosives detection.
Handlers who graduate from the school get to go on patrol with their dogs. One of the new K-9 teams is based at the Batavia headquarters: That is Trooper David Ziemba and his K-9 Arnie.
Trooper David A. Ziemba, Canine Arnie – Troop A, Trooper Arnold T. Rasmussen
Trooper Jamie M. Gockel, Canine Lock – Troop C, Sergeant John H. Lockhart
Trooper Peter F. Bizjack, Canine Versa – Troop F, Investigator Joseph T. Aversa
Trooper Christopher S. Alberts, Canine Cotter – Troop F, Investigator John F. Cotter
Trooper Thomas E. Lansing Jr., Canine Myer – Troop G, Corporal Harold F. Myers
Trooper Scott M. Usmail, Canine Deejay – Troop H, Trooper Donald R. Fredenburg Jr.
Trooper Lewis E. Godfroy IV, Canine Graydon – Troop K, Trooper William T. Graydon
Trooper Atiba M. Celestine, Canine Raya – Troop NYC, Trooper Raymond J. Chippendale
Trooper Don J. Kim, Canine Wheeler – Troop NYC, Sergeant Harry J. Wheeler
Trooper Joseph C. Leworthy, Canine Kenny – Troop NYC, Trooper Kenneth N. Devitt
Trooper Brady K. Ng, Canine Ria – Troop NYC, Trooper Charles S. Dorrian
Trooper Michael M. Pappas, Canine Del – Troop NYC, Sergeant Jeffry T. Edelson
Trooper James R. Redden, Canine Gleason – Troop NYC, Trooper Lawrence P. Gleason
Trooper Dermont A. Summers, Canine Theo – Troop NYC, Corporal Theophilus Gaines
Trooper Sherron L. Jones, Canine Dillon – Troop T, Trooper Emerson J. Dillon
Updated: August 11, 2017 07:03 PM
Created: August 11, 2017 07:02 PM
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