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Posted on: August 26, 2019

K9 Magnus Wins Award


Lawrence Police K-9 Officer Carlos Aguirre and his Police K-9 Magnus took part in the “Dream Ride Police K-9 Expo and Challenge” in Farmington CT.  This two day event provides Officers and their K-9’s 16 hours of in-service training and an opportunity to challenge their dogs in their skills set.  

During the event, Magnus was awarded the prestigious “K-9 Thor Award”.  This was awarded to Magnus due to his tenacity, as well as his ability to demonstrate amazing skills in all categories, including obedience, building searches, evidence search, decoy box search, vehicle apprehension, felony fleeing apprehension, agility sport course, and back tie decoy apprehension. 

The “Dream Ride Police K-9 Expo and Challenge” is a family friendly event with something for everyone. The K-9 Challenge is a premiere competition showcasing the extensive training of Police K-9 handlers and their working dogs. Police K-9s and their handlers demonstrate their incredible talent, skill, and obedience through an obedience skills test, obstacle course, suspect apprehension, and many other events.

The “K-9 Thor Award” is named Wethersfield Police Department, Connecticut K-9 Thor who was killed in line of duty November 22, 2016.

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