Peace officers and narcotics K9 graduate from training

John Christensen
Graduates of Yates County Sheriff’s Office Class of 2011 New York State Basic School for Peace Officers and Police Narcotics Detection K-9 are congratulated by Sergeant Randy Schwingle, Judge W. Patrick Falvey and Sheriff Ronald Spike at a ceremony in the Yates County Courthouse March 31. 

From left are Schwingle, City of Utica Fire Marshall Gerald Foster, Marine Patrol Officer Nathan B. Tormey, Falvey, Yates County Sheriff’s Deputy Chad Betts and K-9 Hasko, Spike, Yates County Court Security Officer Wayne R. Marsh, Marine Patrol Officer Reid B. Jensen, Yates County Court Security Officer Brandon W. DeHond. 

Referring to a recent heroin bust facilitated by Hasko, Spike said, “I never thought I’d love anyone who loves dope, but I love this dog and this dog loves dope!”

Graduates of Yates County Sheriff’s Office Class of 2011 New York State Basic School for Peace Officers and Police Narcotics Detection K-9 are congratulated by Sergeant Randy Schwingle, Judge W. Patrick Falvey and Sheriff Ronald Spike at a ceremony in the Yates County Courthouse March 31.

From left are Schwingle, City of Utica Fire Marshall Gerald Foster, Marine Patrol Officer Nathan B. Tormey, Falvey, Yates County Sheriff’s Deputy Chad Betts and K-9 Hasko, Spike, Yates County Court Security Officer Wayne R. Marsh, Marine Patrol Officer Reid B. Jensen, Yates County Court Security Officer Brandon W. DeHond.

Referring to a recent heroin bust facilitated by Hasko, Spike said, “I never thought I’d love anyone who loves dope, but I love this dog and this dog loves dope!”