Boone Fire District Gets New Canine

The Boone County Fire Protection District has acquired a new K9 to assist in detecting explosives.

The 3 year old German Shepherd, named Luke, will work with Captain Martina Pounds and will be used to locate threats at local sports and entertainment venues.

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Luke has been trained to sniff out several different explosive substances.

Pounds completed her basic K9 training with the Boone County Sheriff’s Office and became certified int racking and explosives though the Missouri Police Canine Assiociation in September of 2017.

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