Indiana State Police K9 retires

A specially trained Indiana State Police Canine has retired from the Indiana State Police.

Posted: Aug 16, 2019 4:15 PM

INDIANAPOLIS (WFFT) - A specially trained Indiana State Police Canine has retired from the Indiana State Police.

Kazik is a Yellow Labrador Retriever who was specifically trained in explosives detection.

Kazik and his partner, Corporal John Riggers of the Indiana State Capitol Police, have been working together since 2011.

His first assignment was conducting protective sweeps around the downtown Indianapolis area for Super Bowl XLVI.

During his eight year career, Kazik provided security for high profile events like the 100th Anniversary of the Indianapolis 500, and Presidential visits.

On average, Kazik completed about 300 assignments a year covering the Indiana State Fair, Indiana Judges Conferences, demonstrations and presentations to the public, Notre Dame Football, Indiana University Basketball, and protecting Hoosiers through routine sweeps of the Statehouse and other state properties.

Kazik will live out his retirement as a pet for the Riggers family.

Corporal Riggers has since began training with a his new partner, EDC Loki, a Belgium Malinois.

Loki has already been busy, responding to bomb threats, dignitary security, and providing security for large conferences in Indianapolis.

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