Local cops get hands on training with their canine partners
By WNCN Staff
A Wilson police officer works with his canine partner during a K-9 workshop at Wake Tech. (Cory Beard, WNCN)
RALEIGH, N.C. -
From suspect searches to suspicious packages, K-9 units have certainly shines in the news as of late.
Local police departments received some hands-on training with their dogs at Wake Tech Wednesday morning.
Kevin Beck, president of Wilmington-based Enforcement K9, Inc, led the training as Enforcement K9 prepared police K-9 teams to safely and effectively handle various high-risk situations they may encounter.
Burlington, Cary, Clayton, Garner, Holly Springs, Knightdale, Pitt, Raleigh, Wilson and Winston-Salem Police Departments attended the two-day training, which included classroom instruction as well as off-site, hands-on, practical scenarios.