Coos County K-9s win national grant competition

This is the first time an Oregon law enforcement agency has won in the contest’s 10-year history.

Posted: Nov 7, 2019 7:58 AM
Updated: Nov 7, 2019 9:56 AM

COOS COUNTY, Ore. -- The Coos County Sheriff’s Office has won the 2019 Aftermath K-9 Grant.

Aftermath is a nationwide company that specializes in trauma cleaning and biohazard removal.

RELATED: Local agencies compete in national K-9 grant competition 

The Coos County Sheriff’s Office will receive a $5,000 grant that goes straight to their K-9 program after finishing in first place.

K-9 Odin and K-9 Raven beat out more than 50 agencies in the western region of the United States.

This is the first time an Oregon law enforcement agency has won in the contest’s 10-year history.

According to Aftermath’s website, over 484,000 total votes were cast.

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