Arcadia Police Foundation presents
K-9s & Cops @ Clockers Corner
Kick off Father’s Day Weekend with the K-9s & Cops event at Clockers Corner Saturday, June 16, 2018 from 8am – 10am. The Arcadia Police Foundation is sponsoring this FREE community event featuring K-9 Officers Zoli and Kota, the Seabiscuit Tram Tour and a demonstration by the K-9 officers and their handlers.
Families are invited to join the early morning crowd at Clocker’s Corner for an up close and personal encounter with Arcadia Police K-9 Officers Zoli and Kota. Come at 8am and purchase breakfast while rubbing elbows with horse owners, trainers and jockeys as the horses go through their morning workouts in the foreground. Free photo ops and face painting will be available for the children. The Foundation will also be offering a free drawing for a Police Ride-Along for Dad to be drawn at the conclusion of the event.
The Seabicuit Tram Tour begins at 9:30am. The first 40 people who sign up are guaranteed a seat. The excursion will include visits to the stable area, official Receiving Barn, and Paddock Gardens. Participants will also walk through the normally restricted jockeys and silks room and saddling paddock. The tour will continue through the walking ring, including its topiaries and statuary and will conclude visiting the carriage horses in their home underneath the grandstand.
The tour ends with a K-9 Demonstration featuring Officers Zoli and Kota. Zoli, a German Shepherd-Belgian Malinoi mix, is cross-trained to both apprehend suspects and sniff out drugs. Kota, a 3-year-old Dutch shepherd, is trained as a dual-purpose K-9 in both patrol duties and explosives detection. Their handlers will put them through their paces as they exhibit their talents at sniffing out drugs, bombs and apprehending criminals. The winner of the Police Ride-Along for Dad will be drawn at the conclusion of the demonstration.
The Arcadia Police Foundation (APF) is a 501c (3) non-profit community organization established in 2015 for the purpose of supporting the Arcadia Police Department (APD) by raising funds to support the programs, projects, and activities of the Department that are not funded in full through the city budget.
The Foundation has successfully raised funds to purchase two K-9 Officers for the department. The APF continues to raise funds for the K-9 training, medical needs and maintenance in addition to other special projects not funded by the City budget.
For more information contact Timothy Joe, APF Board Member at (626) 348-6426 or Sue Cook, APF Board Member at 626-253-1323.