Agency: Bensalem Township Police Department, Bensalem, PA
Discipline: Single Purpose Narcotics Detection
Breed: German Shepherd
Date of Birth: March 12, 2004
End of Duty: March 16, 2019
Formal Schooling and Certifications: K-9 Kirby attended a six week Narcotics Detection Course in the Greater Philadelphia area in March, 2007. She was certified annually in Narcotics Detection with the United States Police Canine Association.
MORE ABOUT KIRBY
Career Stats: K-9 Kirby had over 4000 deployments in her career resulting in the seizure of over $105 million in narcotics and Drug tainted currency. K-9 Kirby was responsible for the seizure of over 240 kilograms of cocaine, 50 kilograms of heroin, 5 tons of Marijuana and $15 million in currency.
K-9 Kirby chose her human partner through a company based out of Sanford, NC. She began training in January of 2007 and began her career on the street in March of 2007. K-9 Kirby spent her entire career at the Bensalem Township Police Department in Bensalem, PA from 2007 – 2014. K-9 Kirby spent her entire career assigned to the DEA Task Force in Philadelphia, PA. During that time K-9 Kirby worked with the DEA, FBI, ATF, DHS, USPIS, Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office and the Philadelphia Police Department.
In 2012, the American Kennel Club granted K-9 Kirby the Award for Canine Excellence/Law Enforcement Division during the 2012 AKC/Eukanuba National Dog Show. In 2013, She was also honored by the German Shepherd Dog of America on their 100 year anniversary. K-9 Kirby now spends her retirement days lounging with two other dogs at the house. K-9 Kirby is still an active dog and enjoys camping and hanging out with her family. Even at 13 years old she still acts like a working dog and loves playing with her tennis ball.
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