What: The fourth annual "Unleashed Fast Dog/Hard Dog" gala.
Where: Bayou City Event Center.
The scoop: The K9s4COPS benefit, chaired by Laurie Krohn, raised more than $350,000 for the program to provide law enforcement agencies with trained K9s. Since its founding four years ago the non-profit has provided 108 service dogs to 78 agencies and 12 schools in 28 states.
The event honored Harris County Sheriff Ron Hickman and featured as guest speakers Phil Houston, New York Times best-selling author, and Marisa Randazzo, who served for a decade as chief research psychologist for the Secret Service.
The 350 guests were entertained with the Hard Dog/Fast Dog competition, food stations from Caswell Catering and dance tunes provided by Back in Black!
Who: K9s4COPS founder Kristi Schiller, emcee Roseann Rogers, John Schiller, Tracy Krohn, Michael Pearce, Matthew Burrus, David Buchalter, Dr. Aashish Shah, Jack Rains, Terri and HCSO Chief Tim Cannon, Robert Eckels, Tracy and Pam Mahoney and Felicia Harris with John Hoss.