Police Chief brings canine companion to Cassville Library

Wednesday, July 19, 2017
Dana Kammerlohr, Cassville police chief, gave children at the Cassville Branch Library tips on staying safe. City Officer Troy Wenzel helps out. Julia Kilmer/reporter@cassville-democrat.com

Cassville Police Chief Dana Kammerlohr shares a heartfelt message with children at the Cassville Branch Library this summer, along with Office Troy Wenzel, about staying safe, along with other great life tips.

Cassville Police Chief Dana Kammerlohr shows children at the Cassville Branch Library program an example of how she trains canine companion Cammy, who jumped up to get her treat after following a command. During her presentation, Kammerlohr shared safety tips with children, discussed getting along with others and compromise, and explained several ways dogs are useful to people and to law enforcement. At the conclusion of her presentation, each child got a chance to meet and pet Cammy. Julia Kilmer/reporter@cassville-democrat.com
Cassville Police Chief Dana Kammerlohr shares a heartfelt message with children at the Cassville Branch Library this summer, along with Office Troy Wenzel, about staying safe, along with other great life tips. Julia Kilmer/reporter@cassville-democrat.com
Cassville Police Chief Dana Kammerlohr, demonstrates to children at a Cassville Library Branch presentation how to ‘hug a tree.’ She explained to the children that if they are ever lost, the best way to be found is to stay in one place, such as by a tree. Julia Kilmer/reporter@cassville-democrat.com
At the end of her presentation at the Cassville Branch Library about safety and guide dogs, Cassville Police Chief Dana Kammerlohr let children pet her canine companion, Cammy, an English Golden Retriever. Kammerlohr told children dogs can smell 500 times better than humans, which makes them extremely helpful in assisting the police to find items, and people who are lost. They can also serve as guide dogs, helping to assist people with hearing issues, help blind individuals cross streets, and with other important daily aspects of living. She said, “Dogs help people and can help law enforcement.”. Julia Kilmer/reporter@cassville-democrat.com
Dana Kammerlohr, Cassville police chief, pretends to bicker with Officer Troy Wenzel, then come to an agreement, to demonstrate the importance of getting along with others, and demonstrate the concept of compromise, during a presentation at the Cassville Branch Library this summer. Julia Kilmer/reporter@cassville-democrat.com
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