K-9 Officer Adrian Loera and his four-legged partner, Echo.

K-9 Officer Adrian Loera and his four-legged partner, Echo.

Correctional Officer Adrian Loera graduated the Peace Officer Standard Training academy and became a Certified K-9 Trainer on May 19. Also, K-9 Echo passed her yearly certification.

One day later, Officer Loera competed in his first K-9 trial and took third place out of 18 law enforcement agencies in the Contra Costa Sheriff’s 8th Annual S.E.R.T. Challenge.

K-9 Officer Loera and Echo work at N.A. Chaderjian Youth Correctional Facility in Stockton.