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By Joe Thomas
Ledger Editor 

K-9 will be good addition to force


November 21, 2019

For some reasons, K-9s with law enforcement agencies seem to draw concerns. I've seen municipalities balk at having a K-9 on force for several reasons: the cost, the upkeep and, of course, the almighty liability.

I've learned over the years that there are different types of dogs. I've watched the hounds from Century Correctional Institute and Fountain track suspects through the woods, swamps and beyond. When they find them, all they want is a pat on the head because they are not there to bite, only to track.

I have seen those fast-running German Shepherds that are trained to bite and take d...

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