OCEANSIDE–Oceanside police officers and their K9 partners took home several awards at the Bakersfield Police Department K9 Competition June 27 and June 28.
Officer Smith and K9 Nero, Officer Hay and K9 Gonzo and Officer Wilson and K9 Atlas all competed in the competition against over 30 other K9 teams.
All three of the Oceanside Police Department handlers brought home several awards:
Officer Smith/ Nero: 1st Place Article/Evidence Search; 2nd Place Protection; 3rd Place Building Search, and 4th Place Obedience.
Officer Hay/Gonzo: 2nd Place Overall Novice; Officer Wilson/Atlas; 1st Place Agility/Obstacle Course; 5th Place Narcotics – Vehicle Search; 5th Place Obedience, and 5th Place Area Search.