FRAMINGHAM, Mass. (WPRI) – Three Massachusetts State Police K-9 troopers and their new partners recently graduated from patrol school.
K-9 “Echo” is also a female and both are Belgian Malinois from the Netherlands.
K-9 “Bruno” is a 19-month old male Malinois/Sheppard mix from Slovakia.
All three K-9’s went through 14 weeks of training, which included tracking, building searches, evidence recovery, obedience, and handler protection.
Classes were taught by K-9 trainer Trooper Greg Keane, who was assisted by Trooper Jay Vital.
The K-9’s and their partners are now ready to hit the streets together.