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Cache, a member of the Carmel Police Department's (Credit: Angela Gaul)

Cache, a member of the Carmel Police Department's K-9 unit, practices being off a leash and staying down during training with K-9 units and area law enforcement officials in a field off Scratchup Road in Haverstraw. (April 24, 2013)

Police train K-9 units in Haverstraw

Suffern police hosted a K-9 unit training exercise in Haverstraw. Units from throughout the area participated in drills to exercise and train the dogs and help them build a relationship with their partner. (April 24, 2013)

Cache, a member of the Carmel Police Department's
(Credit: Angela Gaul)

Cache, a member of the Carmel Police Department's K-9 unit, practices being off a leash and staying down during training with K-9 units and area law enforcement officials in a field off Scratchup Road in Haverstraw. (April 24, 2013)

K-9 units and area law enforcement officials train
(Credit: Angela Gaul)

K-9 units and area law enforcement officials train in a field off Scratchup Road in Haverstraw. (April 24, 2013)

Christian Alencastro, a police officer from the City
(Credit: Angela Gaul)

Christian Alencastro, a police officer from the City of Beacon, gets in K-9 training with Ike in Haverstraw. (April 24, 2013)

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From left, State University of New York Police
(Credit: Angela Gaul)

From left, State University of New York Police Officer Chris Meyers and White Plains Police Officer Chris Gutierrez train with K-9 units and area law enforcement members in a field off Scratchup Road in Haverstraw. (April 24, 2013)

K-9 units from area local enforcement agencies train
(Credit: Angela Gaul)

K-9 units from area local enforcement agencies train in a field off Scratchup Road in Haverstraw. (April 24, 2013)

From left, State University of New York Police
(Credit: Angela Gaul)

From left, State University of New York Police Officer Chris Meyers and White Plains Police Officer Chris Gutierrez train with K-9 units in Haverstraw. (April 24, 2013)

K-9 units and area law enforcement officials train
(Credit: Angela Gaul)

K-9 units and area law enforcement officials train in a field off Scratchup Road in Haverstraw. (April 24, 2013)

Suffern Police Officer Lou Venturini pretends to be
(Credit: Angela Gaul)

Suffern Police Officer Lou Venturini pretends to be injured as his police K-9 colleague Patriot practices being handled by another officer and not running to Venturini when he's down during training in a field off Scratchup Road in Haverstraw. (April 24, 2013)

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Suffern Police Officer Lou Venturini and his K-9
(Credit: Angela Gaul)

Suffern Police Officer Lou Venturini and his K-9 colleague Patriot attend training in a field off Scratchup Road in Haverstraw. (April 24, 2013)

K-9 units and area law enforcement officials train
(Credit: Angela Gaul)

K-9 units and area law enforcement officials train in a field off Scratchup Road in Haverstraw. (April 24, 2013)

Michey, part of a K-9 unit from the
(Credit: Angela Gaul)

Michey, part of a K-9 unit from the City of Yonkers, trains with area law enforcement officials and K-9 units in a field off Scratchup Road in Haverstraw. (April 24, 2013)

K-9 units and area law enforcement officials train
(Credit: Angela Gaul)

K-9 units and area law enforcement officials train in a field off Scratchup Road in Haverstraw. (April 24, 2013)

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