Reported by Sgt Jeff Felt, Madison Police Department Officer Baumgart and I continue to progress in our training with K9 Allied and K9 Carl. As I’ve mentioned, the training continues to build for both the handlers and the dogs. Much progress was made this week and there is much more to learn! I’m not sure… Read more »
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Our second week of training continued to build on the foundation of the first week of training. In addition to the obedience and searches (explosives and narcotics), we began tracking people. Carl and Allied (and their handlers) had a busy week. To give you some examples of these different disciplines and the training progression, I’ll… Read more »
Reported by Sergeant Jeff Felt, Madison Police Department March 28, 2016 7:29 PM Officer Jason Baumgart and I are currently at Shallow Creek Kennels, Sharpsville, PA, going through a six week handlers course getting the Madison’s Police Department’s two newest canines, Carl, a single purpose bomb dog and, Allied, a dual purpose patrol dog. This… Read more »
Green Madison is an effort to reduce energy consumption in the City of Madison. In its first round of an online sustainability game, Cool Choices, concluded in late November achieved cost savings, energy reductions and special recognitions for participants. The online game is part of Green Madison’s city-wide effort to reduce energy consumption and… Read more »
Thanks for your support of Capital K9s! AppleWood Self Storage provides storage and training opportunities. Training at his two facilities involves hiding drugs in empty storage units. According to the Madison Police Department, the dogs search for these illegal substances by attempting to detect their odor through closed doors. “The problem of storage units being used for… Read more »
This report was compiled by Sgt. Chris Boyd of the Madison Police Department K9 Unit. The photos in the slideshow below are from the MPD K9 Unit training conducted on June 29, 2015. “Our K9 Unit along with Oregon PD K9 and Green County K9 worked with a Brownie troop of 8 girls to better train… Read more »
Mounds Pet Food Warehouse will sponsor Dog Fest at Angell Park in Sun Prairie on June 14, 2015. Once again, Capital K9s will participate at this delightful event. Click here for more information. Officers of the Madison Police Department K9 Unit will demonstrate apprehension techniques. A special treat is to have your photo taken, along… Read more »
Save the Date! Mark your calendar for the 9th annual Dog Paddle on Sunday, September 13, 2015, at Goodman Pool. This is our signature event and our biggest fundraiser! Click this link for a sneak preview. Learn more about Capital K9s.
K9 Johnny’s Retirement Party On February 17, 2015, K9 Johnny celebrated his retirement from the Madison Police Department with his friends. Chief of Police Michael Koval praised K9 Johnny for his 10 years of dedicated service. Sgt Chris Boyd recognized both Police Officer Jim Donnell and K9 Johnny for their contributions to safeguard the citizens… Read more »
K9 Johnny Retires On Tuesday, February 17, 2015, K9 Johnny retired from the Madison Police Department. A media event took place at the police department’s training facility on that day.