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Congratulations GISD PD Officer Hernandez and Apollo



Galveston Independent School District Police Officer, Ramon Hernandez, and the GISD police department’s detection dog, Apollo, recently attended a 4-week Academy for handlers and canines at Houston's K-9 Academy. The Houston K-9 Academy is owned and operated by Yasmin and Jason Stanze.

GISD PD and K9 Academy

A graduation ceremony was held at Ball High School on March 23, 2018. In support, other handlers and K-9’s from Alief ISD, Brazosport ISD, Cleveland ISD, and Harris County Constable Precinct - 6 attended the ceremony. Officer Hernandez was presented with a certification of completion by Yasmin Stanze.

All supporting officers and k-9s  

After the ceremony, all canines conducted a 2-hour safety narcotic training indoor and outdoor exercise at Ball High school, which included classrooms, staff and student parking lot vehicle detection. During the entire deployment/exercise at Ball High, there was only 1 active alert.

BHS K-9 Scan

About Houston K-9 Training Academy:

The Houston K-9 Training Academy is a veteran owned and operated, first-in-class canine training provider facility that is revolutionizing the art, science and understanding of canine training and utilization. The Houston K-9 Academy is highly experienced in canine selection/testing through numerous years of providing premier dogs to the military, law enforcement, and high-end security agencies all over the world.