K9 partners of Monroe County has recognized the Sheriff’s Office as a model for the entire State of New York when dealing with this type of training.
Deputies learned signs and scenarios when dealing with potentially dangerous dogs. This included communication with the dog’s owner or the animal itself.
Law enforcement officers are also getting familiar with all the different alternatives available to them, including steps that could limit the possibility for lethal force. This includes alternatives like a bite stick, a baton, flash lights, or requesting assistance from the Humane Society Officers.
Law enforcement officers are faced with making quick decisions in sometimes chaotic and hostile environments. The training provided instructs them to be aware of all their different surroundings and to always remember the safety of individuals involved.