The training program runs eight hours each day from Monday to Friday, for 17 weeks.
“It’s a long process,” Yonkers Officer Christopher Barca told The Journal News. Barca is one of the teachers in the newly founded state-certified course.
The course covers obedience, agility, article searches, tracking, and building and field searches.
The New York-based school is open to all departments within Putnam, Rockland and Westchester Counties.