NHSO K-9 Sergeant Receives Training Accreditation

NHSO K-9 Sergeant Receives Training Accreditation

 

New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office Sergeant J. S. Croom has achieved Certified Police K-9 Trainer by Police Service Dogs Inc.  Sgt. Croom completed a 10 week 400 hour training course to become the only certified Police K-9 Trainer in southeastern North Carolina.  Along with this certification come new training techniques that enforce a reward system in training the K-9’s versus the corrective method used in the past.  Having a certified trainer within the Sheriff’s Office allows for more effective training, cost savings, and the ability to train with other agencies.

 

 

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