The New Hampshire State Police held the K-9 Graduation for 3 NHSP Troopers and their K-9 partners. The ceremony was started with a demonstration of some of the skills learned in the school including apprehension of a criminal by the K-9. The 15 week school teaches the skills needed to certify the dogs to play an important role with law enforcement.
NHSP currently has 18 K-9’s servicing the State of New Hampshire, and are continuously training and keeping up standards and accreditation.
Special recognition was given to Sgt Mark Hall who has been the Commander of the NHSP K-9, he was thanked for his years of service. His dedication and leadership has brought the unit to the level of excellence the unit is recognized for. He will be the Commander of the Mobile Enforcement Team (MET).
NHSP Trooper First Class Stefan Czyzowski with K-9 “Grom”
K-9 Grom is a 10 month old Yellow Lab. TFC Czyzowski and From attended and completed the State Police K-9 Narcotic Detections School. This team is assigned to the Mobile Enforcement Team (MET( and are currently the only single purpose narcotic detection dog team in the state of NH.
NHSP Trooper Derek Myrdek with K-9 “Ragnar”
K-9 Ragnar is an 18-month-old Belgian Malinois. Trooper Myrdek and Ragnar attended and and Successfully completed the State Police K-9 Patrol School. This team is assigned to the Troop D barracks servicing Merrimack County including 93 & 89. In the fall, they will attend the 9-week State Police K-9 Narcotic Detection School.
NHSP Trooper Alex Tucker with K-9 “Rico”
K-9 Rico is a 15-month-old Dutch Shepard. Trooper Tucker and Rico attended and and Successfully completed the State Police K-9 Patrol School. The team is assigned to Troop F barracks servicing Grafton and Coos County. Troop F makes up 40% of the total area of the state of NH. and borders Maine, Vermont, Quebec. In the fall, they will attend the 9-week State Police K-9 Narcotic Detection School.