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Officer Geiken and Sully talk about the 2019 Friends of Rockford Police K9 fundraiser

Stone Creek School K9 Demonstration
Fun K9  Facts
  • A canine has the ability to smell 100,000 times stronger than a human.
  • A properly trained police dog saves 600-1000 man-hours every year.
  • K9 officers reduce the risk to human officers by alerting to danger long before a human can detect it.
  • A canine's presence often prevents escalation of force.
  • K9 handlers are more likely to be involved in a use of force incident than a regular deputy or patrol officer.
  • K9 officers may not know who the "bad guy" is so it is important to cooperate with police if you encounter one.
  • K9 officers live with their handlers.  This promotes a better bond, but they are not treated as a "pet."
  • Most K9 officers come from Europe.
 
(source: https://harlequinblog.com/2016/03/interesting-facts-about-k-9-officers/)

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1902 Reid Farm Rd, Rockford, IL 61107

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Friends of Rockford Police K9
788 Freedlund Drive
Rockton, Illinois 61072
(262) 880-3977
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