K9

Mt. Shasta PD to bring back K9 program

 MT. SHASTA, Calif. — K9 programs can be a major help to police departments, but it’s not something agencies are required to keep when budgets get tight. That’s what caused one northern California department to shut down its program—until now. After being …

Roseburg Fire Department welcomes new K9

ROSEBURG, Ore. – The Roseburg Fire Department is welcoming a new member to their team. Firefighters said Poppy the Labrador retriever is their department’s new public relations and search/recovery K9. Battalion Chief Chris Sutton has spent numerous hours training with Poppy, and …

MPD K9s nab three suspects within 5 days

MEDFORD, Ore. – Medford police K9s have helped put three people behind bars in the past five days. The Medford Police Department said K9 Kylo tracked down a man who allegedly stabbed a woman to death at the Tiki Lodge Motel this …

Suspect poses with K9 who helped catch him

GRANTS PASS, Ore. – Detectives working with the Rogue Area Drug Enforcement (RADE) team announced their latest arrest. On the evening of April 10, police stopped a vehicle leaving a known drug house in the northeast section of Grants Pass. Officer Gasperson …

Retired MPD K9 passes away

MEDFORD, Ore. – A dog that served as a drug-detection K9 for the Medford Police Department passed away last week. K9 Kilo was trained to sniff out several different types of narcotics. She joined MPD in 2010, but her career was cut …

Medford Police Dept. training new K9

Medford, Ore. — The Medford Police Department is getting ready to start training its new police dog. The training takes six weeks, and will determine if the K9, Kylo, has what it takes to help protect you. Officer Omar Esqueda is his …

Klamath County K9 officer dies

Klamath County, Ore.- Klamath County Sheriff’s Office has announced the death of one of its long time K9 officers. The Sheriff’s Office says KCSO K9 “Ex” died peacefully at his home on Thursday, March 15. At the time of his passing, Ex …