2012 CONNECTICUT POLICE K9
CT POLICE K-9 OLYMPICS
A charity event displaying the capabilities of police and corrections officer's K-9 partners.
See the state's finest K-9 teams in competition, while helping to raise money for local charities.
The Connecticut K-9 Olympics is entering its 21st year. The event is a day long competition involving K-9 units from local police departments,
CT State Police, and Department of Corrections. Teams are evaluated during a competition in an arena style
setting. Areas of competition include, but are not limited to, obedience, obstacles, building search,
marksmanship, and an apprehension K9 drill.
Also available will be static displays of equipment used by law enforcement to include present day and historical Police vehicles and weapon systems. This will include speciality vehicles such as the State Police B.A.T. (Breath Analysis Testing) vehicle, Department of Corrections CERT team, narcotic and bomb detection dogs, and a variety of other
police and animal related services.
Money raised through the sales of shirts and food, and from donations, is returned to
local charities. This year money raised will go to the Hometown Foundation (SPECIAL OLYMPICS), "CHIPS" Program, Shriners Children's Burn Centers and other "Police related" charities to be announced prior to this year's event.