2019 WLECHA Awards

K9 Handler of the Year:  Deputy Ed Drewitz and K9 Friday (Racine County Sheriff's Office)

K9 Rookie Handler of the Year:  Officer Emily House and K9 Archie (Madison Police Department)


Meritorious K9 Apprehension:  Officer Scott Salzmann and K9 Pyro (Green Bay Police Department)

Meritorious Track with Apprehension:  Deputy Brandon Stroik and K9 Csibi (Marathon County SO)


Meritorious Narcotics Find:  Deputy Ed Drewitz and K9 Friday (Racine County Sheriff's Office)


Meritorious Article Find:  Officer Howard Statz and K9 Szeci (Middleton Police Department)

Meritorious Track:  Officer Dawn Hanizeski and K9 Nox (Oak Creek Police Department)


(Click on the Officer for the Nomination Form/Incident)




The association is open to active and retired law enforcement. You do not need to be a canine handler.


Membership Application


K9 Legal Seminar

March 16-17, 2021

Waukesha County Technical College

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SKIDDS / CATS Class 242

August 6-8, 2021

Iowa County Sheriff's Office

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PO Box 136

Germantown, WI 53022


Mail:  wlechatreasurer@gmail.com

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