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More awards than the Emmys


September 9-11, 2016, the Edmonton Police Service’s Canine Unit sent three handlers and their PSDs to Calgary to compete in the 2016 Canadian Police Canine Association trials.

As usual, our handlers represented the EPS to the fullest extent. This year, first year on the Canine streets Constable Jason Ellett and PSD Robbie achieved the highest award of “Top Dog”!

This year our PSDs were three of 29 competitors. PSD Evan and PSD Kane competed in both general duties and detection duties.

Cst. Wade Eastman and PSD/DDD Evan placed:

2nd in evidence search and
4th in detection.





PSD Kane after Search Trials. Photo courtesy of 2016 CPCA Social Media.Cst. Dennis Dalziel and PSD / DDD Kane placed:

2nd in detection
5th in tracking
5th in agility
3rd in criminal apprehension and
5th overall.


Cst. Jason Ellett and PSD RobbieCst. Jason Ellett and PSD Robbie placed:

3rd in evidence search
1st in building search
3rd in compound search
2nd in agility and
1st overall.



We have some special paws protecting Edmonton’s streets. Congratulations to our outstanding handlers and their PSDs on these remarkable standings!

Here’s a quick video of PSD Robbie showing off his fastest paws during the fun public day event.

A special thanks to the Calgary Police Service Canine Unit for hosting this event.