K9 Tara Retiring from SLTPD on May 17th

by Placerville Newswire / May 06, 2018 / comments

[South Lake Tahoe Police Canine Association K9 Tara with Sergeant Jason Cheney]

The South Lake Tahoe Police Canine Association has announced that K9 Tara, who’s handler is Sergeant Jason Cheney, will be retiring at the May 17th South Lake Tahoe Police Department (SLTPD) Annual Awards Ceremony. Tara turned 10-years-old in March 2018. 

K9 Tara has served the SLTPD and the community of South Lake Tahoe extremely well and has performed in countless demonstrations for our community’s schools and groups. K9 Tara has aided in the apprehension of numerous criminals and served as the “tip of the spear” on more than one occasion, going in first to keep our Officers safe. K9 Tara’s drug seizure are too numerous to count. She has gone her entire career without a single failed deployment and has won countless awards and represented this agency competing against the best K9 teams on the west coast. 

Please join us at the South Lake Tahoe Police Department for the annual award ceremony on Thursday, May 17th, at 4:00pm.