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30th ANNUAL LVMPD K-9 TRIALS HOSTED BY LVMPD FOUNDATION

 

 

 

 

30th Annual Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department K-9 Trials hosted by LVMPD Foundation
Sunday, March 20

Due to the massive demand for K-9 Trial tickets, a streaming option, hosted by Vimeo, is available. K-9 Trials Live event webcast – Sunday – Vimeo streaming platform:
https://vimeo.com/event/1949376

WHAT: Southern Nevada residents are invited to attend the 30th Annual Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department K-9 Trials hosted by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department (LVMPD) Foundation and the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department (LVMPD) K-9 Section.

 

Teams from all over the country will join the LVMPD K-9 Section in competitions for Narcotics, Bombs, Area Search, Building Search, Obedience, Agility, and Handler Protection.  German Shepherds, Dutch Shepherds, Belgian Malinois’, Labradors, and English Springer Spaniels will compete in the seven categories.  Teams include police K-9 units and hotel security teams and are judged on different facets of their performance including handler’s tactics.  The three top finishers will receive Tough Dog, Top Dog, and Top Agency awards.  Half-time will feature a demonstration by SWAT.

 

Lt. Jeff Clark, LVMPD K-9 Section, will serve as show emcee along with Beth Fisher, former news anchor who handles Community Relations for the LVMPD Public Information Office.

 

According to Lt. Clark, LVMPD has one of the oldest, continuously operating K-9 units in the United States celebrating its 57th year.  The LVMPD K-9 Section comprises of 14 officers, three sergeants, and one lieutenant along with 17 patrol dogs, five narcotic detector dogs, and five explosive dogs.  Five patrol dogs are certified as human remain detectors.

 

According to Tom Kovach, executive director, LVMPD Foundation, LVMPD Foundation is producing the event to support and supplement Metro area commands, special units like the K-9 Section, equipment and technology, crime prevention events, and hundreds of positive community-police engagement activities, programs and initiatives that help make Las Vegas safe for all.

 

FREE LVMPD K-9 Trial general admission tickets are available to the public by registering online at https://lvmpdfoundation.org/k9trials/.

 

Sponsorships and advertising opportunities are available, visit https://lvmpdfoundation.org/k9trials/

 

WHEN:         
Sunday, March 20
FREE Admission to the public
10 am – 4 pm

             

WHERE:
South Point Hotel & Casino Arena

 

WHO:
Lt. Jeff Clark, LVMPD K-9 Section, emcee

About the LVMPD Foundation:
Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department (LVMPD) Foundation is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that raises funds to support and supplement Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department programs and initiatives. The LVMPD Foundation was established in 1999 and is dedicated to supporting LVMPD area commands, special units, equipment, training, and hundreds of community engagement programs and initiatives that build relationships between law enforcement and the communities they serve. Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Officers are here to Protect and Serve our community, and together with law enforcement, we can help make our neighborhoods safer for all. Please join us in our important work by contributing at www.lvmpdfoundation.org

 

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30th ANNUAL LVMPD K-9 TRIALS HOSTED BY LVMPD FOUNDATION