Escambia County Sheriff’s K-9 Unit Earns Awards

March 20, 2021

The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office K-9 Unit competed with multiple agencies during the K-9 Trials held by the Pensacola Police Department this week. Friday, they were presented with the following awards:

2020 Cases in Quarter Award:

  • Deputy Matt Beaty and K-9 Maddox
  • Deputy Corey Smith and K-9 Cairo
  • Deputy Casey Bowling and K-9 Nero
  • Deputy Larry Richardson and K-9 Eso
  • Deputy Thomas Bortner and K-9 Zeek
  • Deputy Matt Howell and K-9 Tebow

4th in Overall (Patrol Dog):

  • Deputy James Freeman and K-9 Shane

5th Overall (Patrol Dog):

  • Deputy Wayne Gulsby and K-9 Enzo

13th in Overall (Patrol Dog):

  • Deputy Matthew Housam and K-9 Axel

17th in Overall (Patrol Dog):

  • Deputy Corey Smith and K-9 Cairo

4th in Agility:

  • Deputy James Freeman and K-9 Shane

3rd in Two-Man Narcotics:

  • Deputy James Freeman and K-9 Shane
  • Deputy Matthew Housam and K-9 Axel

4th in Narcotics Indoor Detection:

  • Deputy Larry Richardson and K-9 Eso

4th in Two-Man Narcotics Detection:

  • Deputy Larry Richardson and K-9 Eso
  • Deputy Matt Beaty and K-9 Maddox

Two-Man Intra-department:

  • Deputy Thomas Bortner and K-9 Zeek
  • Deputy T. White (Gulf Breeze Police Department)

Top Dual Dog:

  • Deputy Matthew Housam and K-9 Axel

Comments

10 Responses to “Escambia County Sheriff’s K-9 Unit Earns Awards”

  1. Jerre Hershman on March 26th, 2021 6:18 am

    Outstanding dedication and performance is greatly appreciated.

  2. MtnDewey on March 22nd, 2021 3:35 pm

    great job ECSO

  3. SueB on March 21st, 2021 9:50 am

    Kudos to all including the handlers of the dogs and the smart dogs too!

  4. Well on March 20th, 2021 8:18 pm

    Deputy DAWGZ

  5. Howie on March 20th, 2021 1:49 pm

    Congratulations Deputies and your K-9’s for a job well done !

  6. Yvonne Howell on March 20th, 2021 8:05 am

    Great job officers and K-9’s❣️❣️❣️ SO VERY VERY PROUD OF OUR LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS AND THEIR HEROIC K9’s!! One proud momma of one especially!!

  7. William Reynolds on March 20th, 2021 7:23 am

    “Why are there no pictures of the canine heroes?”

    Except for one where the K-9s were too small to see, none were provided by the ECSO. Guessing the K-9s did not attend the awards ceremony.

  8. Whisperjet on March 20th, 2021 7:12 am

    …Great job for years of hard work…The citizens of our county are so proud of the training and performance of the ECSO..

  9. Martha Wiggins on March 20th, 2021 7:03 am

    Why are there no pictures of the canine heroes?

  10. JTV on March 20th, 2021 4:23 am

    I absolutely love the photos, but the true winners aren’t even pictured.
    Congratulations to the Deputy K9 Handlers
    But also Congratulations to
    K9 Maddox
    K9 Cairo
    K9 Nero
    K9 Eso
    K9 Zeek
    K9 Tebo
    K9 Shane
    K9 Enzo
    K9 Axel
    And all the other K9 heroes at ECSO.
    These beautiful K9s are amazing and their handlers will tell you they are lucky to be their partners.





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