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SALT LAKE CITY - The Salt Lake City Police Department's K9 team has some of the nation's top dogs. It competed in the 19th Annual Las Vegas Metro K9 Trials and took home several trophies.
K9 officers Cale Lennberg and his dog Troll, and Tony Brereton and dog Jinx, competed against 40 other teams from five western states and an international team from Mexico.
Officer Lennberg and Troll won 2nd place overall for Top Dog, two 4th place trophies for narcotics, a 2nd place trophy in Top Narcotic Dog, and a 4th place trophy in tactical obedience.
Officer Brereton and Jinx won 2nd place in the building search event and 2nd place in tactical obedience.
With a combined seven individual trophies and high scores in five of nine events, the SLCPD team took home the 1st place Top Agency trophy this year.