Oct 05, 2020 6:28 PM

SPD K9 team receives Master Tracker status, places in drug detection

Posted Oct 05, 2020 6:28 PM
<b>K9 Officer Carlos Londono and Bennie. </b>Photos courtesy <a href="https://www.facebook.com/SalinaKSPD/">Salina Police Department</a> Facebook page
K9 Officer Carlos Londono and Bennie. Photos courtesy Salina Police Department Facebook page

A Salina Police Department K9 team has received Master Tracker status.

K9 Officer Carlos Londono and Bennie were named the best tracking team, receiving Master Tracker status, according to a post today on the Salina Police Department Facebook page. Additionally, the team placed third in drug detection.

The team was one of 28 K9 teams from Kansas and Iowa that participated in the five-day Heart of America Police Dog Association training event in Manhattan last week.