K-9 Unit

Fighting Crime One Bite at a TimeThe K-9 unit is a six man unit with three dual purpose K-9's trained in narcotic detection and patrol. Two teams are trained in EOD detection and patrol, and the last team is trained in just narcotic detection. The K-9 Unit is responsible for conducting bomb searches of the court house daily and works as a criminal interdiction unit daily. It also assists other units of the Sheriff's Office with drug searches and locating and apprehending suspects who run or attempt to hide from Deputies. The K-9 Unit also assists other agencies, including cities within the county and surrounding the county, as well as several federal agencies. The K-9 Unit consists of German Shepherds, Belgium Malinois, and Dutch Shepherds.

Our K-9 Teams are:

-- K-9 Moro, with handler Sergeant Johnson.

-- K-9 Jaro, with handler Deputy Wheeler.

-- K-9 Athena, with handler Deputy Fox.

-- K-9 Thor, with handler Deputy Thompson.

-- K-9 Pyro, with handler Deputy Kemper.


Retired K-9's

-- K-9 Adam, with handler Lieutenant Hensley.

-- K-9 Rekko, with handler Deputy Sobczak.