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MTA Police Canine Team Deemed Best at Detecting Explosives

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For the second time in three years, a team from the MTAPD’s K-9 Unit has been awarded first place in the U.S. Police Canine Association 2011 trials for explosives detection.

Last month, Officer Kevin Pimpinelli and his canine partner, Mullen, were deemed best overall at the USPCA’s national trials, held in Pearl, Mississippi.

At the trials, the nation’s top human/canine law enforcement teams are tested on the speed and accuracy with which they can locate explosives while adhering to accepted searching practices and procedures. In order to qualify for the national trials, Officer Pimpinelli and Mullen faced 28 other teams from across the region. They faced seven finalists at the national trials.

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