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Top Dogs! Fresno Police K9s Compete, Win Big

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The results are in from the 27th Annual Sierra K9 Trials held in Visalia this past weekend.

Members of the Fresno Police Department's K9 Unit took several top honors, including the Top K9 award.

More than 30 teams from around the state competed in the two-day event, which simulates real-life situations that a K9 officer may face in the field.

Results of the Fresno Police Department's teams:

Top Dog (overall winner)
-Jim Young and K9 Flurk

Open Division (K9s that competed in more than two K9 trials)
1st Place: Brian Sturgeon and K9 Jack
2nd Place: Matthew Vincent and K9 Turbo
5th Place: Ray Sellick and K9 Q

Novice Division
5th Place: Tharen Higginbotham and K9 Laci

Obedience
1st Place: Jim Young and K9 Flurk
4th Place: Ray Sellick and K9 Q

Agility
1st Place: Mark Sotelo and K9 Tico
2nd Place: Jim Young and K9 Flurk

Area Search
1st Place: Ray Sellick and K9 Q
2nd Place: Matthew Vincent and K9 Turbo
3rd Place: Mark Sotelo and K9 Tico
4th Place: Tom Canales and K9 Chico

Officer Protection
3rd Place: Jim Young and K9 Flurk

Building Search
5th Place: Tharen Higginbotham and K9 Laci

Evidence Search
1st Place: Mark Sotelo and K9 Tico
4th Place: Ray Sellick and K9 Q

Explosive Detection
1st Place: Ray Sellick and K9 Q

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