Denton (UNT) -- The University of North Texas Police Department will host the United States Police Canine Association's Region 25 certification trials March 23-27 at Discovery Park.
Approximately 30 officers and their K-9 partners, from law enforcement agencies across Texas, are expected to attend the certification trials. The trials include an outdoor obstacle course, narcotics/explosive/evidence scent detection, tracking, and patrol work.
The USPCA certification program is held annually across the United States, in each of its 26 regions. This will be the first year that UNT has hosted the event.