K9 Pecco joins the Coeur d'Alene Police Department | Crime
The Coeur d'Alene Police Department is proud to announce the newest member of their force – K9 Pecco!
Pecco is a three-year-old Belgium Malinois from the Netherlands. He was purchased from a breeder in Riverside, California and partnered with Officer Amy Winstead.
Previously Officer Winstead was partnered with K9 Kane who had difficulty obtaining his certification.
On August 13 Officer Winstead and Pecco graduated a 360 hour basic training school and passed the Idaho K9 Certification evaluation for tracking, evidence and patrol work. Eventually Pecco will be certified as a narcotics detection dog.