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Florida police officer fired after DUI arrest while attending K-9 training

Posted: 8:32 AM, Nov 08, 2019
Updated: 2019-11-08 08:32:25-05
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LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) — A Florida police officer was fired after a DUI arrest while attending K-9 training.

The Lakeland Police reports officer Chad Landry was fired Thursday following an internal investigation into his DUI arrest in Okaloosa County early Saturday morning.

Landry was attending national K-9 trials.

Landry had been with the department for four years and only recently assigned to the K-9 unit.