Tim and Suzy Perry
TIM and SUZY PERRY: Mantrailing, HR (land and water)
Tim and Suzy have been working bloodhounds for since 1991. They are members of Sumner County Emergency Management of which Tim is the K-9 Captain and Reserve Deputies with the Sumner County Sheriff’s Department in Gallatin, TN. Suzy has served on SWGDOG, a scientific working group on dogs and orthogonal detector guidelines, since 2005. SWGDOG was collaboratively funded by the FBI, National Institute of Justice and Department of Homeland Security. She now sits on the Crime Scene/Death Investigation Group (Dogs and Sensors) of NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) an agency of the US Dept. of Commerce. The group’s mission is to strengthen forensic science in the use of K-9s in the United States. She was recently elected Executive Secretary for the Dogs and Sensors Consensus Board with NIST. Since their arrival back in Tennessee they have been deployed for two tornadoes with their bloodhounds. Tim and Suzy are members of the National Police Bloodhound Association (NPBA) and Law Enforcement Bloodhound Association (LEBA).