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By Forrest Hershberger
Publisher Sidney Sun-Telegraph 

'Riggs' Training for Duty


August 26, 2020

The name is a play on words from a movie script, two partners facing the bad guy with different but complimentary skills. However, this isn't a typical partner relationship, unless you understand the relationship between “a man and his dog.”

The application to real life is that Riggs and his partner/handler, Deputy Collin Hauert, respond as a unit.

“He and I got hooked up the beginning of July,” Dep. Hauert said. Aug. 19.

Riggs is a little more than a year old and completing his training. He is trained in drug detection and they are working on his tracking certification.

“We trai...

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