Forum staff reports, Published September 19 2010
2011 K-9 trials to be held in Detroit LakesThe 2011 United States Police Canine Association’s National PDI Trials will be held in Detroit Lakes, Minn.
The competition and certification event for police K-9 teams will be Sept. 18-23, 2011.
K-9 teams will compete in obedience, agility, suspect search, article search, criminal apprehension and apprehension with gunfire.
All events will be open to the public. There also will be a public demonstration.
Detroit Lakes Police Department hosted the 2008 regional trial, which drew 90 teams. The national trial is expected to draw 150 to 200 K-9 teams.
For more information or to be an event sponsor, call Sgt. Robert Strand at (218) 846-3204 or Sgt. Tim Eggebraaten at (218) 846-3205.