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BOCES students help Medina K-9 by fixing malfunctioning equipment

Posted 15 February 2017 at 11:56 am

Provided photo (from left) – Medina Sgt. Todd Draper and Kye the K-9 are pictured with James Trembley (Lockport), Brendan Schyve (Royalton Hartland) and Fessor Thomas (Lockport).

Press Release, Orleans/Niagara BOCES

MEDINA – Bill Leggett’s Electricity/Electronics students at the Orleans Career and Technical Education Center occasionally take on projects to help out those in the community.

Recently Medina K-9 Officer Todd Draper asked if the class could help him and his four legged partner, Kye. A device they use for narcotics odor recognition was malfunctioning.

“It was battery operated and in need of repair,” said Mr. Leggett.  “Several students worked on it and were able to fix it for Officers Draper and Kye.”

Kye, a Belgian Malinois, has been part of the Medina Police Department since 2012, working with Draper, who is the dog’s handler.

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