Rock Rapids, Iowa — A northwest Iowa police dog has received some high honors after a police dog contest in the opposite corner of the state.
The Lyon County Sheriff’s Office reports that their K9 unit recently competed in the United States Police Canine Association Region 21 narcotic detector dog trials in Fort Madison, Iowa.
Sheriff’s office officials tell us that 64 dogs from the state of Iowa competed. They tell us that Lyon County Deputy Kyle Munneke and his K9 Rizzo scored 100.00 on the vehicle search and 99.67 on the indoor search for a total of 199.67 points. According to the sheriff’s office, the maximum number of points available was 200. Deputy Munneke and K9 Rizzo placed third overall out of the 64 dogs who took part in the event.