Following a two-year hiatus due to the COVID pandemic, the South Florida Police K9 Competition returns with more than two dozen teams vying for the title of top dog.
Boynton Beach Police Officer Patrick Roedel and K9 Bane, and Officer Jon Vargas and K9 Hugo will be among those competing in this free community event from noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday on the football field at Boynton Beach High School.
The competition begins with an obstacle course that is designed to mimic situations the K9 teams encounter on the streets, followed by the hardest hitting and fastest running dog competitions.
In addition to the main events, there will be children’s activities, including a SWAT obstacle course for kids. Food from Miller’s Ale House in Boynton Beach will be available for purchase.
K9 teams will competing from the following agencies: Boca Raton Police Department, Coral Gables Police Department, Davie Police Department, Delray Beach Police Department, Florida Highway Patrol, Fort Lauderdale Police Department, Hallandale Beach Police Department, Lauderhill Police Department, Miami Police Department, Plantation Police Department Riviera Beach Police Department and the Suwanee County Sheriff’s Office.
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