Kent K-9s Finish High at Regional Competition
Kent Police dogs Aiko, Felo place in 2nd Annual K-9 Challenge in Akron
Editor's note: this story was updated at 11:40 a.m. June 1.
Kent Police K-9 officers Felo and Aiko each placed well at the event, which featured 20 K-9 teams from throughout Northeast Ohio.
Kent Police Officer James Ennemoser and his partner, Aiko, finished first overall in the apprehension phase of the competition. Kent Police Officer Marty Gilliland and his partner, Felo, finished second overall in the apprehension phase of the competition, which was held May 19.
The annual competition, sponsored by the Akron Police Department, features competitions in categories including agility, searches, criminal apprehension and obedience.
You can read more about Kent's K-9 units and the history of the program on the department's website.