Recon Is On Duty!

After an intense training course with the Durham Regional Police Canine program, Recon is now certified as a general purpose police service dog.

In October of 2014 we asked you, our community, to name your police dog. After tallying up all the submitted names, we narrowed the choice down to three submissions.

With the assistance on an online survey posted on October 24th, you elected to name your community police dog “Recon”

Now that Recon is an active member or our team we thought we would take this opportunity to introduce you to the person who submitted his name.

On April 22nd 2006 Corporal Randy Payne, a Canadian Forces Military Police Officer was killed in Afghanistan.

Corporal Payne, the son of a Peterborough area couple was killed by a roadside bomb.

Shirley, a close family relative residing in Peterborough suggested we name him “Recon” (short for a military reconnaissance) in honor of her nephew.

On Thursday December 18th we caught up with Shirley in Peterborough and introduced her to Recon.

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