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Citizens graduate from academy
Oro Valley Police and SWAT officer Brian Carr demonstrates the use of the Pima Regional SWAT Team’s weapons during an Oro Valley Police Department Citizen Academy class on Oct. 18.
Oro Valley Police and SWAT officer Zach Pierce talks to the Oro Valley Police Department’s Citizen Academy class about some of the weapons the Pima Regional SWAT team uses.
During the Oro Valley Police Department Citizen Academy, Officer Mike Warren demonstrates an attack with his dog, Emerson. Officer Mike Gaare wears the protective bite suit.
In a series of exercises, the students of the academy saw the canine named Lara sniff out a component of an explosive hidden in a nearby filing cabinet. Knowing she completed the task at hand, Lara sat waiting patiently for handler, Officer Brian Marvin, to throw her a ball for a reward.