K-9 Demonstrations

K-9 Demonstrations – Sheriff’s Officer/K-9 teams provide an informative session on law enforcement canine training and, with their canine partner, demonstrate the capabilities of that specially trained canine team which, depending on availability on the date requested, may be a narcotics detection team, an explosive detection team, a patrol canine team or a bloodhound tracking team.


The Sheriff’s Office K-9 unit presently consists of eight  dogs with seven handlers.  The teams are broken up in to four explosive detection teams, four narcotic detection teams, and six patrol teams:

Sergeant David Lasko & K-9 Edge German Shepherd Narcotics/Patrol Teams
S/O Devon Mockus & K-9 Harley Labrador Retriever Explosive/Patrol Teams
S/O Douglas Marino & K-9 Blue Belgian Malinois Narcotics/Patrol Teams
S/O Kurt Kroeper & K-9 Gunner Labrador Retriever Narcotics Team
S/O Kurt Kroeper & K-9 Skye Bloodhound Tracking Team
S/O Michael Deluca & K-9 Leo German Shepherd Explosive/Patrol Teams
S/O Michael Mindo & K-9 Tango German Shepherd Narcotics/Patrol Teams
S/O Ralph Irizzary & K-9 Fuze Belgian Malinois Explosive/Patrol Teams

To schedule, email Selina Mishkin @ Smishkin@mcsonj.org or call 732-431-6400 ext. 1185