Police dog’s final ride is topic on HANRadio show Friday

Learn about how a police department will honor a special member of the department during HAN Radio’s Behind the News program on Friday.

Ridgefield Police Capt. Jeff Kreitz will be on the program to discuss police K-9 Zeus, who retired in May 2014. Zeus has a severe degenerative hip disorder and will be euthanized next week.

The Ridgefield Police Department has a final ride planned for Zeus on April 15.

Kreitz, who serves are the department’s public information officer, will discuss Zeus’ career in Ridgefield and the important role that K-9 units play in the department.

"Behind the News" airs at noon on Friday. You can listen at www.HANRadio.com, or at www.SheltonHerald.com (look for the HANRadio logo on the upper right on the Home page). The show will also be live video-streaming on the Hersam Acorn Network (go to the same locations to watch it).

Shelton police have K-9 program

The Shelton Police Department also has an active K-9 program. The current police dog is Stryker, who replaced Jager. Click below to read stories about their role with the Shelton police:






Other topics being covered on show

The HANRadio “Behind the Scenes” show on Friday will also include a discussion with Wilton Bulletin Assistant Editor Christopher Burns about a state study on racial profiling in traffic stops.

Show hosts Kate Czaplinski (a former Shelton Herald editor), Josh Fisher and John Kovach will discuss top stories of the week, across all the Hersam Acorn news sites.