Lieutenant Michael Carodine, LAPD Metropolitan Division, speaker, telling of incident that lead him to nominate K-9 Edo as 2016 K-9 Hero of the Year recipient, and to introduce Edo & partner Officer Nhut Huynh.
Honoring K-9 ‘Boris’ and partner Officer Greg Kapp with Santa Monica PD with an award of valor.
Officer Nhut Huynh talking of his bond between he and K-9 Edo, and the incident causing him to be nominated.
Officer Nhut Huynh holding plaque and medal for his partner K-9 Edo, recipient of the 2016 K-9 Hero of the Year Award.
Honoring the ‘departed’ K-9s from 2014-2016. As each departed K-9’s name is read, their photo is raised and a remembrance bell is rung.
The National Police Dog Foundation held its first K-9 Hero Awards Luncheon on January 21, 2014 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Ventura, CA.
K-9 HERO OF THE YEAR
HANDLER: Deputy Danielle Delpit
AGENCY: Ventura County Sheriff’s Office
Mel Sheeler (NPDF Board Member)
Geoff Dean (Ventura County Sheriff)
Sheriff Geoff Dean spoke of the incident in which K-9 Dano saved his partner’s life, becoming NPDF’s first K-9 Hero of the Year.
Handlers & agencies from all over came to show support in honoring K-9 Dano and Deputy Delpit.
Local agencies showing support of K-9 Dano, NPDF’s first K-9 Hero of the Year
Proud partner Deputy Danielle Delpit of K-9 Dano in receiving the NPDF’s first K-9 Hero of the Year Award.
Fellow K-9s and their partners share their support in honoring K-9 Dano.