Dino the Police K9

 

tony and dino

Officer Leidenbor and K9 Dino

 

*** Our K9 Dino died unexpectedly on 9/26/17 at midnight.  A few minutes after beginning a track for suspects wanted for a child abduction late on 9/25/17, Dino collapsed and stopped breathing. ***

Dino Memorial T-shirt from Liberty Tactical Equipment

K9 Dino

Dino is a Belgian Malinois/Shepherd cross who was born in 2010.  He was imported from the Netherlands in 2011.  Dino is a Dual purpose K-9.  Dual purpose means Dino is utilized for Narcotics Detection and Patrol functions.  These patrol functions include tracking, article detection, handler protection, and criminal apprehension.

Dino received six weeks of training at Shallow Creek Kennels in Sharpsville, Pennsylvania.  Dino and Officer Leidenbor were certified together in May of 2014 at a national and local level.

Officer Leidenbor

Officer Leidenbor was certified as a Peace Officer in 2011.  He received his first certification as a K-9 handler in 2007 with his tracking K-9 at the Canine Tracking Academy in Canon City, Colorado.  Officer Leidenbor was hired here at Green Township in 2013.

 

dino with toy

Dino

 

dino taking a break

Dino

 

 

tony and dino

Officer Leidenbor and K9 Dino