New NYPD Counterterrorism canines named for fallen officers

NYPD News reported on March 23, 2016, that eight new NYPD Counterterrorism and their officer partners graduated from training at the Police Academy.The new teams will patrol well-populated areas to detect explosives.

All of the dogs have been named for an officer killed in the line of duty. The families of many of these officers watched the ceremony.

Police Officer Hans Ford and Canine Ford
Honoring Detective Horace Lee Ford

Police Officer John F. Kennedy and Canine Robbie
Honoring Police Officer Robert Bilodeau

Police Officer Michael Masotto and Canine Abe
Honoring Detective Abraham Walton

Police Officer Thiago Bini and Canine Kevin
Honoring Police Officer Kevin Gillespie

Detective Hoksang Lau and Canine Vin
Honoring Police Officer Vincent Danz

Police Officer Mathew Gullo and Canine Maddy
Honoring Police Officer Madeline Carlo

Police Officer John Etienne and Canine Randy
Honoring Detective Randolph Holder

Police Officer Scott Marucheau and Canine Paulie
Honoring Sergeant Paul Ferrara

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