Eight dogs graduated on Thursday morning and are now official members of the Connecticut State Police Canine Training Unit.
All eight German Shepherds completed 15 weeks of training that started in September.
Here are the graduates of the 184th Patrol Canine class and their assignments:
State police said the K9s are "vital tool for law enforcement." They are trained to do the following items:
The Connecticut State Police Canine Training Unit trains K9s for about 42 departments in the northeast.
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