Stories tagged with: K-9

April 7, 2015 - 1:24pm
7 weeks 3 days ago
The Perry County Sheriff’s Office wants to add a K-9 unit to their efforts to fight drugs and crime. Sheriff William Barker says having a canine officer would greatly enhance the department’s capability to detect illegal narcotics in the community and area schools. It would also increase the department’s effectiveness in apprehending criminals and conserving the peace. But the Sheriff says in order for this to happen it must be completely funded by donations from local businesses and the...
August 7, 2013 - 6:25pm
1 year 42 weeks ago

The Muskingum County and Guernsey County Sheriff's Office both retired one of their K-9's this year and on Wednesday, they each added a new German Shepherd to the department.

"We try and keep one on every shift," said Muskingum County Sheriff, Matt Lutz. "We've been doing that for the last several years and since we had one retired, it's time to get a new one."

With the increase in drug flow between the two counties, they're both looking for a second K-9 to...

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