Guess who graduated? With a fancy badge and diploma too…

A great post highlighting the graduation ceremony of the most dependable friends of Police Officers-the Police dogs. Samina

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K9 police dog graduation - Glen

  • The Metropolitan Transportation Authority put its best paws forward Friday, graduating a new class of police dogs at Grand Central Terminal in New York. Each dog received a collar, which includes the dog’s badge.
  • The eight pooches have gone through an extensive 14 week training program and were taught how to detect explosives and work in crowded spaces.
  • The new members of the K-9 force are being named after an officer or soldier who fell in the line of duty, including Glen (pictured above), who was named for Officer Glen Pettit who died in the line of duty.  And “Buck” who is named after Gregory Buckley, a Marine who was killed in Afghanistan.
  • Family members of officers who died in the line of duty, received a placard noting that a new dog in the unit had been named in the officer’s honor.
  • “I’m very, very proud. Especially that they’re honoring my…

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About samina iqbal

I am a free lance writer who loves to write on social issues in particular. I am a house wife and my husband Dr. Shams Iqbal offers all the support and encouragement so that I can pursue my passion for authorship and other cause which is dear to me. My lifelong mission in life is to offer my support for the police officers who need to be supported and protected by general public like us. My inspiration to do this comes from my personal experiences of some of the greatest police officers whom I have witnessed do great deeds for the good of humanity. I am so inspired and fascinated to support this law enforcement group. On the other hand I like music, movies specially classics, I am a fashion geek, English and American literature are my passions.
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24 Responses to Guess who graduated? With a fancy badge and diploma too…

  1. Wow, Samina! I loved this! Glen is such a beautiful dog. Thank you so much for sharing this post.


  2. I did watch the video, Samina…it was wonderful. Beautiful creatures, doing a beautiful thing….I love it!


  3. willowdot21 says:

    Love the photo love the dogs!!


  4. Those beautiful and intelligent eyes reveal all! I have always wondered what is it that makes dogs so faithful to Man.



  5. Ed says:

    Great pic, Glen looks soooooo cool with the crossed paws..:-)


  6. Yes he does, such a brave and beautiful dog I have never seen before. These police dogs are Fascinating creatures. Thanks for stopping by. Take care.


  7. terrepruitt says:

    Dogs are so awesome! I also felt the love the “handlers” have for the dogs in the pictures!


  8. Marcella Rousseau says:

    What a beautiful dog. He looks very bright! Great photo!


  9. that’s a handsome fellow or girl!


  10. I think it’s a fellow though I am not sure, but no doubt a beautiful and handsome fellow.


  11. I love german shepherds! they are so handsome, intelligent and gentle!


  12. Bravo, Glen. Good job!


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