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Det. Matthew Kittelstad gets licked by Justice, one (Credit: Angela Gaul)

Det. Matthew Kittelstad gets licked by Justice, one of two new police dogs, at a graduation ceremony outside the White Plains Police Department in White Plains. (June 29, 2012)

White Plains K-9 unit

Storm and Justice are the newest members and only members of the White Plains K-9 unit which graduated and are now on duty with the White Plains Police Department. (June 29, 2012)

Det. Matthew Kittelstad gets licked by Justice, one
(Credit: Angela Gaul)

Det. Matthew Kittelstad gets licked by Justice, one of two new police dogs, at a graduation ceremony outside the White Plains Police Department in White Plains. (June 29, 2012)

Police officer Brian Johnson sits with Storm, one
(Credit: Angela Gaul)

Police officer Brian Johnson sits with Storm, one of two new police dogs, at a graduation ceremony outside the White Plains Police Department in White Plains. (June 29, 2012)

Storm, one of two new police dogs at
(Credit: Angela Gaul)

Storm, one of two new police dogs at the White Plains Police Department, wears his new badge on his collar during graduation in White Plains. (June 29, 2012)

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From left, police officer Brian Johnson, K-9 officer
(Credit: Angela Gaul)

From left, police officer Brian Johnson, K-9 officer Storm, Mayor Thomas Roach, Chief of Police James Bradley, Police Commissioner David Chong, Det. Matthew Kittelstad, K-9 officer Justice, and Sgt. Todd Moskalik participate in the graduation ceremony for the new police dogs at the White Plains Police Department. (June 29, 2012)

White Plains Chief of Police James Bradley shakes
(Credit: Angela Gaul)

White Plains Chief of Police James Bradley shakes hands with Sgt. Todd Moskalik at a graduation ceremony for two new K-9 officer police dogs outside the White Plains Police Department in White Plains. (June 29, 2012)

White Plains Police Commissioner David Chong speaks at
(Credit: Angela Gaul)

White Plains Police Commissioner David Chong speaks at a graduation ceremony for two new K-9 officer police dogs outside the White Plains Police Department in White Plains. White Plains Chief of Police James Bradley is pictured in the background. (June 29, 2012)

Lt. Joseph Fernandez of the Yonkers Police Department
(Credit: Angela Gaul)

Lt. Joseph Fernandez of the Yonkers Police Department offers his congratulations during a graduation ceremony for two new K-9 officer police dogs outside the White Plains Police Department in White Plains. They are the first two police dogs to serve with the White Plains Police Department. (June 29, 2012)

Captain Michael Murphy attends a graduation ceremony for
(Credit: Angela Gaul)

Captain Michael Murphy attends a graduation ceremony for two new K-9 officer police dogs outside the White Plains Police Department in White Plains. (June 29, 2012)

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Mayor Thomas Roach congratulates veterinarian Maria Lagana as
(Credit: Angela Gaul)

Mayor Thomas Roach congratulates veterinarian Maria Lagana as White Plains Police Commissioner David Chong looks on during a graduation ceremony for two new K-9 officer police dogs outside the White Plains Police Department in White Plains. (June 29, 2012)

White Plains Police Commissioner David Chong, right, inducts
(Credit: Angela Gaul)

White Plains Police Commissioner David Chong, right, inducts veterinarian Maria Lagana as an honorary member of the White Plains Pollice Department during a graduation ceremony for two new K-9 officer police dogs. Lagana and her partner Sandy Tarasoff will be caring for the two new police dogs at the Animal Hospital of White Plains. (June 29, 2012)

White Plains Police Commissioner David Chong, right, gives
(Credit: Angela Gaul)

White Plains Police Commissioner David Chong, right, gives veterinarian Maria Lagana an honorary police badge during a graduation ceremony for two new K-9 officer police dogs outside the White Plains Police Department in White Plains. Lagana and her partner Sandy Tarasoff will be caring for the two new police dogs at the Animal Hospital of White Plains. (June 29, 2012)

White Plains Police Commissioner David Chong speaks at
(Credit: Angela Gaul)

White Plains Police Commissioner David Chong speaks at a graduation ceremony for two new K-9 officer police dogs outside the White Plains Police Department in White Plains. They are the first two police dogs to serve with the White Plains Police Department. (June 29, 2012)

Mayor Thomas Roach speaks at a graduation ceremony
(Credit: Angela Gaul)

Mayor Thomas Roach speaks at a graduation ceremony for two new K-9 officer police dogs outside the White Plains Police Department in White Plains. They are the first two police dogs to serve with the White Plains Police Department. (June 29, 2012)

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White Plains Police Commissioner David Chong speaks at
(Credit: Angela Gaul)

White Plains Police Commissioner David Chong speaks at a graduation ceremony for two new K-9 officer police dogs outside the White Plains Police Department in White Plains. They are the first two police dogs to serve with the White Plains Police Department. (June 29, 2012)

Audience members rise for the pledge of allegiance
(Credit: Angela Gaul)

Audience members rise for the pledge of allegiance at a graduation ceremony for two new K-9 officer police dogs outside the White Plains Police Department in White Plains. (June 29, 2012)

White Plains Police Commissioner David Chong speaks at
(Credit: Angela Gaul)

White Plains Police Commissioner David Chong speaks at a graduation ceremony for two new K-9 officer police dogs outside the White Plains Police Department in White Plains. They are the first two police dogs to serve with the White Plains Police Department. (June 29, 2012)

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