INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana State Police Post in Indianapolis added a new K-9 team to the district. Trooper Hunter McCord and her K-9 partner Koda recently graduated from the Indiana State Police K-9 Academy in Indianapolis.
Trooper McCord, a three-year ISP Veteran, and 1 1/2-year-old German Shephard ‘Koda’ completed 12 weeks of training together, in which they accumulated over 400 hours learning obedience, narcotics detection, and other K-9 patrol functions. She is now certified in the detection of methamphetamine, cocaine, crack, heroin, and ecstasy.
Mccord and Koda were one of eleven K-9 teams that completed the training, the other ten teams will work in various districts throughout the state. The Indiana State Police currently has 36 patrol K-9 teams and six explosive detection K-9 Teams.