MPS Dog Section visit 1239 Squadron

Air Cadets from 1239 (Broxbourne & Hoddesdon) Squadron were recently visited by the Metropolitan Police Dog Section at their Squadron headquarters.

Neil Bye, a dog handler with the Metropolitan Police gave a presentation about the history of the dog section and showed the cadets some of the protective kit used by the dog handlers.

During the presentation, Neil talked about the capabilities and skills of the dogs within the section and the type of duties that they perform. To help with the presentation police dog Rosco demonstrated a property search and police dog puppy Ralph was also introduced to the cadets.

Staff and Cadets of 1239 Squadron Air Cadets with Rosco an operational police dog with the Metropolitan Police.

Officer Commanding 1239 Squadron, Flight Lieutenant Mark Richards said "the evening was both interesting and informative, the cadets really enjoyed learning about the work of the Police Dog Section and it was great to meet Neil and two of the police dogs; Rosco and Ralph. Special thanks to Neil for making the evening possible and giving such an interesting presentation and demonstrations".