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Hello my name is Mojo. I am a German Shepherd and I am six years old. I am trained in narcotics and handler protection. I work with my handler everyday of the week. I am also a very social dog who is good with people.
K-9 Dixie with Handler Deputy Ring.
Hello, My name is Dixie. I am the newest member of the Barton County Sheriff's Department K-9 Team. I joined my handler and the Sheriff's Department in February 2012. I specialize in tracking and locating persons. My handler and I train often and I am always working with him. I am a good dog who is also very good with people.
ON FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2012 DEPUTY RING AND DIXIE ALONG WITH OTHER MEMBERS OF THE BARTON COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE CONDUCTED A TRAINING EXERCISE IN WHICH THE K-9 DIXIE HAD TO LOCATE A SUBJECT WHO HAD WANDERED OFF IN THE LAMAR CITY PARK. BELOW ARE IMAGES FROM THAT EXERCISE.
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Hondo is a Belgian Malinois. Hondo and his handler, Chief Deputy, Toby Luce, joined the Barton County Sheriff’s Office K9 Unit in July of 2012. K-9, Hondo, was 8 months old when he began working with Deputy Luce. Hondo is trained in Narcotics detection, Article Search, Area Search, Criminal Apprehension, and Handler Protection. Hondo Loves doing demonstrations and helping Chief Deputy Luce in educating our kids and the citizens of Barton County on the hazards of Drugs in the community. Hondo will be used to keep drugs out of our school systems as well as fight crime in Barton County. In Hondo’s 1st six months of being on patrol he has already assisted in the apprehension of two suspects who had stolen 5 motor vehicles, and been involved in a vehicle pursuit and fled on foot into the woods. He assisted in the detention of a suicidal subject that was running down I-49 hwy into traffic. Hondo has also located narcotics and paraphernalia during arrests by both the City of Lamar and Barton County Deputies.