Monday, June 10th at 12:15, the Rotary Club of Sandy Springs will be hosting two of its finest. Police officers James Reynnells and Sean Hanse will talking to the club about their experiences as K-9 Handlers. Handler Reynnells will have his K-9, Django with as well.
K-9 Handler Reynnells began his police career in 2007 with the Gwinnett County Police Department and began working for the Sandy Springs Police Department in 2011. K-9 Handler Reynnells is a Marine Corps veteran and a graduate of Georgia Southern University. K-9 Handler Reynnells currently serves in the Special Operations Unit of the department and as a Field Training Officer. K-9 Django is a Belgian Malinois imported from Holland. He and K-9 Django began working together in 2014. Upon successfully completing K-9 school, the pair certified in criminal apprehension, tracking, drug detection, and evidence recovery.
Officer Hanse has been a police officer for over 21 years. During his tenure, he worked for the Fulton County PD for 10 years in different capacities such as Patrol COPS, and K-9 (narcotics). Currently, he has been employed with the Sandy Springs PD for over 11 years where he's served within several specialized units including the Crime Suppression Unit, North Metro SWAT, Patrol division/Power Shift, and K-9 Unit. During his career, Officer Hanse has worked with K-9's for over 13 years. Officer Hanse and K-9 Igor have been a team since 2015. K-9 Igor is a dual purpose Belgian Malinois trained in narcotics detection and patrol work.
Please come out and give Handler Reynnells and Handler Hanse a warm Rotary welcome.