08-27-10 BPD K9 Unit looks for new, diffrerent places to
building approx 4,000 sq. ft. or larger could be an appropriate
place for BPD K9 handlers to train our amazing police service
different training locations helps these dogs stay alert and
prepared for what they might come across i...n the field," said Boise PD K9 handler
Officer Mike Nance. "The more places we can use to train them, the
more they will learn."
"These dogs are an incredible tool for
officers, they keep us safe, find illegal drugs and locate hidden
weapons. The more we can do to keep them sharp, the safer we all
are," said Officer Nance.
Boise Police require the department's
police service dogs to complete several hours of training EACH
Again, a building with a minimum of 4,000
sq ft is needed between the hours of 7:00 p.m. and midnight. The
space could also include a fenced outside area.
Officers will provide window stickers that say the area has been
used for police service dog
If you have a location for consideration,
please contact Boise Police Sgt. David Cavanaugh at
And as always - THANK YOU for your