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Farewell to Police Service Dog Solo

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – Officers surrounded Police Service Dog Solo today, as he peacefully passed on after faithfully serving the City of Clarksville and the Clarksville Police Department since 2011.

Solo was a 10 year old German Shepherd that was dual trained for patrol activities and narcotics detection.

Clarksville Police K9 Solo

Clarksville Police K9 Solo

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Clarksville Police Department has Two K-9 Teams in K-9 Team Street Survival Seminar, Win First Place Award

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – From December 8th to the 12th, Officer Casey Stanton and his K-9 partner Aires along with Officer Joey Scruggs and his K-9 partner Solo attended the 26th Annual K-9 Team Street Survival Seminar in Sevierville, TN.

This seminar was designed to enhance K-9 team proficiency at basic and advanced levels with a focus on patrol and narcotics detection. The most advanced techniques and methods in law enforcement K-9 patrol and narcotic detection were discussed and demonstrated.

Clarksville Police K-9 Officer Stanton and Aires

Clarksville Police K-9 Officer Stanton and Aires

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Clarksville Police Service Dogs Badge Presentation

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – On May 1st, 2012, Clarksville Police Department’s Police Service Dogs were presented with their own personalized badges. The idea was the brain-child of Capt Craig Gipson, Special Operations Commander.

When Officer Joey Scruggs’, retired Police Service Dog, “Q” passed away, Captain Gipson came up with the idea of a departmental badge for the department’s Police Service Dogs since they are, essentially, the K-9 handlers law enforcement partner.

Clarksville Police Service dog getting K-9 body armor put on. (Photo by CPD-Jim Knoll)

Clarksville Police Service dog getting K-9 body armor put on. (Photo by CPD-Jim Knoll)

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K-9 Investment pays big dividends for the Clarksville Police Department

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department K-9 section recently returned from attending a 6 week Police Handler Trainer Course at Southern Police Canine, Inc. which operates a 27 acre training facility, 35 miles east of Raleigh, North Carolina.

They met up with two new police dogs Karma and Solo. The dogs had undergone two full months of training on how to be a police canine prior to being joined up with their Clarksville Police Department handlers officers Joey Scruggs and Officer Ben Blackmon for additional training.

A Clarksville Police Department K-9 corners a suspect who stands inside a cage for his protection

A Clarksville Police Department K-9 corners a suspect who stands inside a cage for his protection

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K-9 Tracks Down Vehicle Burglar

 

Man and K-9 worked in concert to locate and take a “Frequent Flier” vehicle burglar into custody.

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – On November 30th, 2011, around 3:45pm, officers responded to the scene of a vehicle burglary that had just occurred in the parking lot of 1823 Madison Street.

A witness inside of a business saw a man open an unlocked car door and take items from the vehicle. When the witness went outside, the man saw her and took off running.

She got into a truck with a coworker of hers and tried to follow the suspect to see where he was running. She lost sight of him after he ran through some yards on Valley Road and Merritt Drive.

James Cook

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