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East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office K-9 team named national champions

EBRSO Capt. Broussard and K-9 INDO (Source: EBRSO) EBRSO Capt. Broussard and K-9 INDO (Source: EBRSO)
Lt. Whistine and K-9 TIGO (Source: EBRSO) Lt. Whistine and K-9 TIGO (Source: EBRSO)
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office K-9 Team was named the 2014 United States Police Canine Association National Trial Champions.

Captain James Broussard and K-9 INDO and Lt. Steven Whitstine and K-9 TIGO attended the 2014 USPCA trials held in Wilson, NC. October 19-24th where 46 agencies participated with 104 Police K-9 teams, representing 26 Regions from the USPCA. 

The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office K-9 Division is a member of USPCA Region 10, which represents all of Louisiana.

Capt. Broussard and K-9 INDO were named the 2014 USPCA National Champions, making them the first-ever Region 10 team to win. The duo scored 693.34 points out of a possible 700, receiving perfect scores in three of the five events.

Capt. Broussard and K-9 INDO also received the following individual awards:

  • Top Dog Award
  • Tom Larson Award
  • 1st Place Criminal Apprehension
  • 1st Place Scent Work
  • 1st Place Agility

Lt. Whitstine and K-9 TIGO placed 5th in Agility and a National Certification.

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