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Thursday, April 19 Police Reports

Westport cops introduce Ambo, the ‘explosion detection’ dog

WESTPORT - Introducing ... Ambo, the Westport Police Department’s new K9 that is trained to detect explosives.

Ambo is a 3-year old yellow Labrador trained by Frank Reda, of Superior K9.

“K-9 Ambo specializes in the latest cutting edge techniques used to detect explosives,” Lieutenant David Farrell said in a release.

“K-9 Ambo is the first Police K-9 for the Westport Police Department trained in explosives detection and he will be partnered up and handled by K-9 Officer James Loomer.”