Cocoa Police Department Welcomes 2-Year-Old German Shepherd Kyra, K-9 Cairo Will Be Retired
By Space Coast Daily // July 26, 2018
trained to serve in patrol, SWAT and drug detection
ABOVE VIDEO: Watch as the Cocoa City Council votes to approve the donation of K9 Kyra by the Grace Roberti Foundation and then is introduced to the Council.
BREVARD COUNTY • COCOA, FLORIDA– The Cocoa City Council, voted to accept a donated K9 to serve as the Cocoa Police Department’s newest patrol dog.
K9 Kyra is a 2-year-old German Shepherd from Hungary.
The Grace Roberti Foundation donated the dog to the police department through its non-profit, Cocoa Community First.
Kyra will be assigned to K9 Officer Brian Delos Santos whose current patrol dog, Cairo will be retired after more than 7 years of service.
Kyra will be trained to serve in patrol, SWAT and drug detection.
She joins a team of three other police canines currently serving the city in the department’s K9 Unit.
Kyra is the departments first female patrol dog.
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