Spirit Lake Hosts K9 Certification Trials

Mon 4-6-2015 []

(Spirit Lake)-- A number of law enforcement agencies and their K9 units from throughout Iowa are converging on Spirit Lake for the annual K9 certification trials. Officer Shane Brevik heads up the K-9 Unit of the Spirit Lake Police Department. He tells KUOO news what it was that led up to their interest in hosting the event...Brevik01 

The certification trials will be held Tuesday and Wednesday. Brevik says they will be centered on narcotics detection, including car searches and room searches...Brevik02 

The car search exercises will be held at a storage facility at Pure Fishing with the room searches taking place at the old Spirit Lake Schools Administrative Building on 20th Street in Spirit Lake.

Up to 75 different K9 units and their handlers are expected.