Catch of day, and night

Dunedin’s Constable Marcus Saunders and his patrol dog Vann have won the Erridge Cup, which is given to the top performing rookie dog team in the country.

Only becoming operational on 23 August 2018, the Southern pair have had a stellar start.

From then until the beginning of April they’ve made 41 tracking catches, 42 arrests, and seven pre-warning arrests; laid 80 charges; issued 98 infringement offence notices; and carried out 86 bail checks.

/NZ Police Public Release. View in full here.