The newest member of the Brookfield Police Department was sworn in during a ceremony held yesterday at Huckleberry Hill Elementary School.
K9 Major, a 3 year old German shepherd, took the Oath of Office at an All-School Assembly to recognize the student body for choosing Major’s name. Major is partnered with Officer Joseph Kyek and is the second full-time K9 unit in the Department. They recently completed a 14-week K9 Police Academy training.
The Brookfield Police Department received contributions towards the purchase, training and equipping of Major from:
• Bequest from the estate of Kenneth M. Gleszer – Purchase of K9 Major
• Sokol Lodge #30 of Brookfield and Al Curesky of Summit Stair, Inc. - Kennel, Mat and Monitoring Camera
• Connecticut Emergency Animal Response Service - EARS -Jon Norwinski – K9 First Aid Kits
• Albert Tarrab of Future Subnets. and Brianna Ruocco – Garmin GPS Enabler Collar