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Sheriff's K-9 Team Honored
Thursday, July 11, 2002
Sheriff Michael W. Neustrom is pleased to announce that Detective Scotty Carriere and K-9 Buddy were recently honored by Church Point Police Chief Albert J. Venable for their efforts in assisting with critical incidents that occurred earlier this year. Detective Carriere is a nine year veteran of the Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office and is a handler for K-9 Buddy, a one year old Black Lab trained to detect explosives, as well as K-9 Blackie, a seven year old Black Lab who is trained to detect narcotics. K-9 Buddy joined the Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office earlier this year, while K-9 Blackie is a Seven year veteran of the Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office who works primarily with Detective Carriere at public and private schools in Lafayette Parish. Pictured are Major Roy Frusha, Sheriff Michael W. Neustrom, Detective Scotty Carriere and K-9 Buddy.