22 new dogs included in dog squad of Kerala Police
Thrissur: 22 dogs, including local and foreign breeds, will now be part of Kerala Police. The passing out ceremony of these dogs and 44 handlers were conducted in the police academy. The new additions to the dog squad include Belgian Malinois, Beagle, local breeds such as Kanni, Chippipara and the traditional police dogs such as Labrador and Retriever.
This is the first time in the history of Kerala Police that Belgian Malinois and Beagle breeds are part of the dog squad of Kerala Police.
The training of the 10th batch of dogs started on 26 January 2020. The training lasted for 10 months. It was held at the dog training school, which is part of the Police Academy in Thrissur.
The passing out ceremony was conducted as per COVID protocol. Kerala Police Academy director Dr. B Sandhya, DIG (Training)Neeraj Kumar Gupta and Assistant Director TK Subramanian took part in the ceremony.