Foundation - Prego the Police Dog
The Coalition of Support for St. Kitts-Nevis Security Initiatives (CSSKNSI) held a donation ceremony on Wednesday, June 20, 2012 at the Independence Square in support of the Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force to hand over a German shepherd to the police K-9 Unit. In addition, the ceremony provided an opportunity to share the importance of proper animal care to the general public. The CSSKNSI was formed to promote unity through one voice representing several organizations on the island.

The newest canine (dog) member of the police force was primarily funded by Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine and the Royal St. Kitts Hotel and Casino with the support of the other members of the CSSKNSI, including Christophe Harbour.

The police dog, Prego, was selected with guidance from the Commissioner based on his experience with other canine programs in the U.S. Prego and his handler, Constable Julius Wyatt of the Criminal Investigations Department, completed a month-long course at a law enforcement dog training facility. Prego shares a bond with Constable Wyatt and will protect his handler and himself from physical threat. He will apprehend, release, and recall from pursuit on command.
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