LCSO to receive grant for K-9 program

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Robert Perea, The Fernley Reporter

Next Wednesday, April 11, the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office will receive a grant for $16,467 for its K-9 program.

A ceremony will take place at the Firehouse Subs, 3

120 US Highway 50, Carson City at 11:45 a.m. A representative from the Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation, representatives of the Carson City Firehouse Subs, and the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office will be on hand.

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Through the generosity of this grant, the LCSO was able to field K-9 Borys, provide a vehicle with a K-9 up-fit, and cover the cost of the K-9 handler certification course. K-9 Borys will also on hand for the ceremony.

“Through this grant funding the Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation has allowed our K-9 program to move years into the future,” Sheriff Al McNeil said. “Without their help we would not have been able to field a second dog for at least another couple of years. We are truly grateful for their support.”

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