Electronic Detection Deployed Dogs

URL

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K9"URL" (pronounced "Earl") and his Handler Detective Cameron Hartman has been in service since May 2016. URL was trained to indicate on SD cards, micro SD cards, cell phones, thumb drives, external hard drives, and all other electronic storage devices. Upon completion of training, he was sold to the Weber County Sheriff's Department in Utah, and handler Cameron Hartman. They have been successful since returning to Utah after handler training was completed. Check out stories from CNN and KSL-TV in Salt Lake City on our Media page for some of URL's work.URL Was featured on COPS Beyond The Bust 1000th Episode.

Brody

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K9 "Brody" started his career with his first Handler Sergeant Steven Sprague in February 2016. In November 2018, Detective Jessica Epperson was certified as a Secondary Handler for K9 "Brody". In 2019, after Sergeant Sprague was promoted...Detective Epperson became the Primary Handler for K9 "Brody" He is trained to indicate on SD cards, micro SD cards, cell phones, external hard drives, and other electronic storage devices. Detective Epperson and K9 "Brody" are members of the Montgomery County Precinct 3 Constables and the Houston Metro Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force in Texas.

Cache

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K9 "Cache" and his Handler Chief Investigator Megan Brooks have been in service since November 2016. He is trained to locate and indicate on SD cards, micro SD cards, cell phones, external hard drives, thumb drives, and many other media storage devices. He is fully trained and has been deployed on several search warrants involving child exploitation, terrorism, and a Homicide /serial killer case; locating devices that were missed during the primary search by investigators. He was sold to the Will County State Attorney's Office in Joliet, Illinois. His handler is Chief Investigator Megan Brooks. Check out a story on Cache from WGN-TV in Chicago on our Media page.

Chip

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K9 "Chip" has been in service since August 2017. He is trained in electronic detection. He is trained to indicate on all electronic storage devices such as micro SD cards, SD cards, cell phones, external hard drives, thumb drives, and many other media storage devices. He was donated to The Vancouver Police Department in Vancouver, Washington by Operation Underground Railroad. He was placed with his handler, Detective Robert Givens, in August 2017.

Diana

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K9 "Diana" has been in service since November 2017. She is trained in electronic detection. She is trained to indicate on all electronic storage devices such as SD Cards, Micro SD Cards, thumb drives, cell phones, external hard drives, hard drives, Ipads, and all other electronic devices. She was donated to Cuyahoga County Prosecutors Office in Ohio and handler Investigator Beth Crano. The donation was through a grant from Neighborhood Electronic Detection K9, Inc. For further information about the grant, please visit the Neighborhood Electronic Detection K9 website at neighborhoodk9.com.

Browser

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K9 "Browser" has been in service since November 2017. Heis trained in electronic detection. He is trained to indicate on all electronic storage devices such as SD Cards, Micro SD Cards, thumb drives, cell phones, external hard drives, hard drives, Ipads, and all other electronic devices. He was sold to the Lake County State Attorney's office in Illinois. His handler is Carol Gudbrandsen..

Siri-Cinnamon Bark

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K9 "Siri" Has been in service since November 2017. She is trained in electronic detection. She is trained to indicate on all electronic storage devices such as SD Cards, Micro SD Cards, thumb drives, cell phones, external hard drives, hard drives, Ipads, and all other electronic devices. She was donated through a grant from Operation Underground Railroad. The funding came from doTERRA Essential Oils, through their Healing Hands Oil campaign. Siri-Cinnamon Bark is with the Seminole County Sheriff's Department in Florida. Her handler is Investigator Geraldine Blay-Raffo..

Mojo

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K9 "Mojo"and his handler, ICAC Commander Matthew Raymond have been in service since November 2017. He is trained in electronic detection. He is trained to indicate on all electronic storage devices such as SD Cards, Micro SD Cards, thumb drives, cell phones, external hard drives, hard drives, Ipads, and all other electronic devices. Mojo was sold to the Vermont Attorney Generals office. His handler is ICAC Commander Matthew Raymond..

Joey

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K9 "Joey" has been in service since March 2018. Joey is a career change dog from Leader Dogs for the Blind. He was released from Leader Dogs and started his training to become an electronic detection K9. Joey was purchased through a grant from Neighborhood Electronic Detection K9 Inc. He was donated to the New Mexico Attorney General's Office. His Handler is Special Agent Owen Pena.

Frankie

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K9 "Frankie" has been in service since March 2018. Frankie is a career change dog from ICAN (Indiana Canine Assistance Network). Frankie was released from ICAN and started his training to become an electronic detection K9. He was purchased by Operation Underground Railroad & DoTERRA Healing Hands Foundation. He was donated to the Fairfield Police Department in California with his Handler Detective Brian Pereira.

Lizzie

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K9 "Lizzie" has been in service since March 2018. Lizzie is a career change dog from Leader Dogs for the Blind. She was released from Leader Dogs and started her training to become an electronic detection K9. She was purchased by Four Legs Forensics in Georgia. Her Handler is Trent Barcroft.

Kozak

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K9 "Kozak" has been in service since August 2018. Kozak is a career change dog from ICAN. He was released from ICAN and started his training to become an electronic detection K9. He was purchased by Neighborhood Electronic Detection K9 Inc. He was donated to the Wisconsin Attorney General's Office. His Handler is Special Agent Tami Taubel.

Spike

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K9 "Spike" and his Handler Detective Chaz Balogh has been in service since November 2018. K9 "Spike" is a career change dog from ICAN. He was released from ICAN and started his training to become an electronic detection K9. He was purchased by Operation Underground Railroad & doTERRA Healing Hands Foundation. He was donated to the Luzerne County Districts Attorney's Office in Pennsylvania. His Handler is Detective Chaz Balogh.

Queue

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K9 "Queue" and her Handler Sergeant Michael Rainey has been in service since November 2018. K9 "Queue" started her training to become an electronic detection K9. She was purchased by Defenders For Children. She was donated to Greenville County Sheriff's Department in South Carolina.

Karma

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K9 "Karma" and her Handler Jon Bechman has been in service since November 2018. Karma is a career change dog from ICAN. She was released from ICAN and started her training to become an electronic detection K9. She was purchased by Neighborhood Electronic Detection K9 Inc. She was donated to the Racine County Sheriff's Department in Wisconsin. Her Handler is ICAC Investigator Jon Bechman.

Lulu

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K9 "Lulu" and her Handler Alani Bankhead has been in service since March 2019. Lulu is a career change dog from ICAN. She was released from ICAN and started her training to become an electronic detection K9. She was purchased by Neighborhood Electronic Detection K9 Inc. She was donated to the Hawaii Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force Department of the Attorney General Investigative Division. Her Handler is Special Agent Alani Bankhead.

Champ

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K9 "Champ" and his Handler Alyssa Burrows has been in service since August 2019. Champ is a career change dog from ICAN. He was released from ICAN and started his training to become an electronic detection K9. He was purchased by Operation Underground Railroad and ASEA Advancing Life Foundation. He was donated to the United States Probation Office in St. Louis, Missouri.

Taylor

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K9 "Taylor" and his Handler Officer Kesley "Ike" Isenberg has been in service since August 2019. Taylor is a career change dog from ICAN. He was released from ICAN and started his training to become an electronic detection K9. He was purchased by Operation Underground Railroad and ASEA Advancing Life Foundation. He was donated to the Pensacola Police Department in Florida.

Willow

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K9 "Willow" and her Handler, Investigator Ron Burleson of the San Diego District Attorney's Office / San Diego Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force in California. The K9 Team has been in service since November 2019. Willow is a career change dog from ICAN. She was released from ICAN and started her training to become an electronic detection K9.

Cade

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K9 "Cade" and his Handler, Detective Angel Creech has been in service since November 2019. K9 "Cade" is a career change dog from ICAN. He was released from ICAN and started his training to become an electronic detection K9. He was purchased by Neighborhood Electronic Detection K9 Inc. He was donated to the Cascade County Sheriff's Department in Montana.

Lucy

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K9 "Lucy" and her Handler, Detective Amber Kalmer has been in service since November 2019. Lucy is a career change dog from ICAN. She was released from ICAN and started her training to become an electronic detection K9. She was purchased by Operation Underground Railroad and was donated to the Little Rock Police Department in Arkansas.

Jib

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K9 "Jib" and his Handler, Special Agent Jesse Smith of the North Dakota Bureau of Criminal Investigation. K9 "Jib" has been in service since May 2020 after Agent Smith's first K9 partner "Hex" passed away suddenly after a search warrant. K9 "Jib" is a career change dog from Paws With A Cause. He was released from Paws and started his training to become an electronic detection K9. He was purchased by Operation Underground Railroad and was donated to the North Dakota Bureau of Criminal Investigation.

Qwin

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K9 "Qwin" and her Handler, Detective Roy Howell of the Bellevue Police Department in Nebraska. K9 "Qwin" has been in service since November 2019. She is a career change dog from Paws With A Cause. She was released from Paws and started her training to become an electronic detection K9.

Izzy

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K9 "Izzy" and her Handler, Julie Vander Vliet of Northport Security in Ada, Michigan. K9 "Izzy" has been in service since January 2020. She is a career change dog from ICAN. She was released from ICAN and started her training to become an electronic detection K9.

Sota

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K9 "Sota" and her Handler, Special Agent Lucas Munkelwitz has been in service since May 2020. Sota is a career change dog from Paws With A Cause. She was released from Paws and started her training to become an electronic detection K9. She was purchased by Operation Underground Railroad and was donated to the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension in Minnesota.

Mousse

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K9 "Mousse" and her Handler, Special Agent Michael McVey has been in service since May 2020. Mousse is a career change dog from Paws With A Cause. She was released from Paws and started her training to become an electronic detection K9. She was purchased by Operation Underground Railroad and was donated to the Iowa Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.

Baxter

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K9 "Baxter" and his Handler, Task Force Agent Georgie Torres of the Kissimmee Police Department / Florida Department of Law Enforcement in Orlando, Florida. The K9 Team has been in service since May 2020. Baxter is a career change dog from Paws With A Cause. He was released from Paws and started his training to become an electronic detection K9. K9 " Baxter" was named after a Kissimmee fallen police officer, Matthew Baxter who was shot and killed in the line of duty on August 18, 2017. K9 Baxter is owned by the Kissimmee Police Department.

Niko

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K9 "Niko" and his Handler, Deputy Matthew Fleming of the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office in New Hampshire. The K9 Team has been in service since May 2020. Niko is a career change dog from Paws With A Cause. He was released from Paws and started his training to become an electronic detection K9.

Sata

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K9 "Sata" and his Handler, Detective Carey Gerres has been in service since May 2020. K9 "Sata" is a career change dog from Paws With A Cause. He was released from Paws and started his training to become an electronic detection K9. He was purchased by Neighborhood Electronic Detection K9 Inc. He was donated to the Harford County Sheriff's Department in Maryland.

Zeus

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K9 "Zeus" and his Handler, Special Agent Derek Miller of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation. The K9 Team has been in service since August 2020. Zeus is a career change dog from Paws With A Cause. He was released from Paws and started his training to become an electronic detection K9.

Chewie

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K9 "Chewie" and his Handler, Senior Investigator Joel Pabelico has been in service since August 2020. Chewie is a career change dog from Paws With A Cause. He was released from Paws and started his training to become an electronic detection K9. He was purchased by Operation Underground Railroad and was donated to Riverside County District Attorney's Office SAFE/ICAC Task Force in California.

Marshall

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K9 "Marshall" and his Handler, Detective David Baybordi has been in service since August 2020. Marshall is a career change dog from Paws With A Cause. He was released from Paws and started his training to become an electronic detection K9. He was purchased by Operation Underground Railroad and was donated to SIUE Police Department in Illinois.

Jasper

K9 "Jasper" and his Handler, Detective Bryan Salby. Jasper has been in service since August 2020. Jasper is a career change dog from Paws With A Cause. He was released from Paws and started his training to become an electronic detection K9. He was purchased by Neighborhood Electronic Detection K9 and donated to Alameda County Sheriff's Office in California.

Jab

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K9 "Jab" and his Handler, Special Agent Cassidy Halseth has been in service since November 2020. Jab is a career change dog from Paws With A Cause. He was released from Paws and started his training to become an electronic detection K9. He was purchased by Operation Underground Railroad and was donated to North Dakota Bureau of Investigation.

Zaza

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K9 "Zaza" and her Handler, Officer Richard Houck has been in service since November 2020. Zaza is a career change dog from Paws With A Cause. She was released from Paws and started her training to become an electronic detection K9. She was purchased by Operation Underground Railroad and was donated to Pittsburgh Police Department.

ASCII

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K9 "ASCII" and her Handler, Investigator Matt Beers has been in service since November 2020. ASCII is a career change dog from Paws With A Cause. She was released from Paws and started her training to become an electronic detection K9. She was purchased by Operation Underground Railroad and was donated to Boulder County District Attorney's Office in Colorado.

Titus

K9 "Titus" and his Handler, Sergeant Ginger Marshal has been in service since November 2020. Titus is a career change dog from Paws With A Cause. He was released from Paws and started his training to become an electronic detection K9. He was purchased by Neighborhood Electronic Detection K9 and donated to the Indiana State Police.

Tor

K9 "Tor" and his Handler, Officer Kevin Leiss has been in service since March 2021. Tor is a career change dog from Indiana Canine Assistance Network (ICAN). He was released from ICAN and started his training to become an electronic detection K9. He was purchased by Operation Underground Railroad and donated to Derry Township Police Department in Pennsylvania.

Hunter

K9 "Hunter" and his Handler, Detective Darin Odier has been in service since March 2021. Hunter is a career change dog from the Ability Center of Toledo. He was released from the Ability Center of Toledo and started his training to become an electronic detection K9. He was purchased by kNot TODAY and donated to the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department in Indiana.

Iris

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K9 "Iris" and her Handler, Detective Pete Deates has been in service since March 2021. Iris is a career change dog from Paws With A Cause. She was released from Paws and started her training to become an electronic detection K9. She was purchased by Operation Underground Railroad and was donated to Kenosha Police Department in Wisconsin.

May

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K9 "May" and her Handler, Detective Leslie Strong has been in service since March 2021. May is a career change dog from Paws With A Cause. She was released from Paws and started her training to become an electronic detection K9. She was purchased by Operation Underground Railroad and was donated to Kentucky State Police Department in Kentucky.

Bubba

K9 "Bubba" and his Handler, Deputy Jeff Rich has been in service since March 2021. Bubba is a career change dog from Paws With A Cause. He was released from Paws and started his training to become an electronic detection K9. He was purchased by Operation Underground Railroad and donated to the Mahoning County Sheriff's Office in Ohio.

Luna

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K9 "Luna" and her Handler, Special Agent William Bennett has been in service since March 2021. Luna is a career change dog from Paws With A Cause. She was released from Paws and started her training to become an electronic detection K9. She was purchased by Operation Underground Railroad and was donated to the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension in Minnesota.

Satoshi

K9 "Satoshi" and his Handler, Sergeant Pete Hish has been in service since June 2021. Satoshi is a career change dog from Paws With A Cause. He was released from Paws and started his training to become an electronic detection K9. He was purchased by Operation Underground Railroad and donated to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Office in California.

Wren

K9 "Wren" and her Handler, Lance Seaman has been in service since June 2021. Wren is a career change dog from Paws With A Cause. She was released from Paws and started her training to become an electronic detection K9. She was purchased by Operation Underground Railroad and donated to the Greenwich Police Department in Ohio.

Queenie

K9 "Queenie" and her Handler, Shelley Kowalczyk has been in service since June 2021. Queenie is a career change dog from Paws With A Cause. She was released from Paws and started her training to become an electronic detection K9. She was purchased by Veteran Lab Services (VLS) and will be based out of Maryland.

Layla

K9 "Layla" and her Handler, Spence Cowand has been in service since June 2021. Layla is a career change dog from Paws With A Cause. She was released from Paws and started her training to become an electronic detection K9. She was purchased by Veteran Lab Services (VLS) and will be based out of Indiana.

Tango

K9 "Tango" and his Handler, Officer Jesse Main has been in service since August 2021. Tango is a career change dog from Paws With A Cause. He was released from Paws and started his training to become an electronic detection K9. He was purchased by Operation Underground Railroad and donated to the York Area Regional Police Department in Pennsylvania.

Krypto

K9 "Krypto" and his Handler, Detective Chad Roberts has been in service since August 2021. Krypto is a career change dog from ICAN. He was released from ICAN and started his training to become an electronic detection K9. He was purchased by Operation Underground Railroad and donated to the Aurora Police Department and the Colorado Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force Police Department in Colorado.

Griffin

K9 "Griffin" and his Handler, Trooper Christopher MacDonald has been in service since November 2021. Griffin is a career change dog from Paws With A Cause. He was released from PAWS and started his training to become an electronic detection K9. He was purchased by Operation Underground Railroad and donated to the Massachusetts State Police Department Cyber Crimes Unit in Massachusetts.

Nala

K9 "Nala" and her Handler, Detective Daljit Gill has been in service since November 2021. Nala is a career change dog from Paws With A Cause. She was released from PAWS and started her training to become an electronic detection K9. She was purchased by Operation Underground Railroad and donated to the Seattle Police Department Internet Crimes Against Children Child Sexual Exploitation Task Force in. K9 "Nala" and her Handler Detective Gill, replaced K9 "Bear" and Detective Polhemus after their retirement in 2021.

Cruzer

K9 "Cruzer" and his Handler, Special Agent Chad Standard has been in service since November 2021. Cruzer is a career change dog from ICAN. He was released from ICAN and started his training to become an electronic detection K9. He was purchased by Operation Underground Railroad and donated to the Iowa Department of Public Safety Division of Criminal Investigation Special Enforcement Operations Bureau in Iowa. K9 "Cruzer is the second ESD K9 for Iowa Department of Public Safety.

Rocket

K9 "Rocket" and his Handler, Special Agent Aida Limongi has been in service since November 2021. Rocket is a career change dog from ICAN. He was released from ICAN and started his training to become an electronic detection K9. He was purchased by Operation Underground Railroad and donated to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement Cyber High Tech Crime Squad ( Tallahassee Office) in Florida.

Roger

K9 "Roger" and his Handler, Digital Forensic Analyst Courtney Russell has been in service since November 2021. Roger is a career change dog from ICAN. He was released from ICAN and started his training to become an electronic detection K9. He was purchased by Operation Underground Railroad and donated to Tippecanoe County Prosecutors High Tech Crime Unit in Indiana.

Flash

K9 "Flash" and his Handler, Detective Kimberly Burton has been in service since November 2021. Flash is a career change dog from Paws With A Cause. He was released from PAWS and started his training to become an electronic detection K9. He was purchased by Operation Underground Railroad and donated to the Wood Cross Police Department in Utah.

Newton

K9 "Newton" and his Handler, Detective Corporal Travis Freeman has been in service since November 2021. Griffin is a career change dog from Paws With A Cause. He was released from PAWS and started his training to become an electronic detection K9. He was purchased by Operation Underground Railroad and donated to the Rupert Police Department in Idaho.

Jobi

K9 "Jobi" and his Handler, Sergeant Bennett Lashley has been in service since November 2021. Jobi is a career change dog from ICAN. He was released from ICAN and started his training to become an electronic detection K9. He was purchased by Operation Underground Railroad and donated to the Houston County Sheriff's Office in Georgia.

Accelerant Detection Deployed Dogs

Lucy

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Lucy is a black Labrador Retriever that is trained in Accelerant Detection. She is trained to indicate on ignitable liquids that are used in incendiary fires, such as gasoline, kerosene, diesel fuel, and lighter fluid. She has been sold to Forensic Investigation Group out of Covington, Louisiana. Her handler is Chief Investigator Richard Jones.

Ashley

Ashley

Ashley is a black Labrador Retriever that is trained in Accelerant Detection. She is trained to indicate on ignitable liquids that are used in incendiary fires, such as gasoline, kerosene, diesel fuel, and lighter fluid. She has been partnered with Arson Investigator / HazMat Inspector Scott Woodfin. Investigator Woodfin and K9 Ashley will be working for Palo Alto Fire Department in California.

Shadow

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Shadow is a black Labrador Retriever that is trained to indicate on ignitable liquids that are used in incendiary fires, such as gasoline, kerosene, diesel fuel, and lighter fluid. He has been partnered with Fire Marshal Joe Schimanski. Fire Marshal Schimanski works for the Idaho State Fire Marshal's Office.

Watson

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Watson is a 1 1/2 year old Black Labrador. Watson is a career change dog from Leader Dogs for the Blind. He was released from Leader Dogs and started his training to become an Accelerant Detection K9. Watson was purchased by Doug Rayburn of Fire Scene Investigations (FSI). Watson and Rayburn will be going through handler school in February 2018.

K9 Memorial

Hex

Hex

K9 "Hex" and his Handler, Special Agent Jesse Smith of the North Dakota Bureau of Criminal Investigation. It is with heavy hearts we say good bye to Special Agent Hex. On January 31, 2020, After assisting with a search warrant where a suspect was arrested for possession, production, and distribution of child pornography...K9 Hex returned to his office where he passed away suddenly. He was a career change dog from Paws With A Cause. He was released from Paws and started his training to become an electronic detection K9. He was purchased by Operation Underground Railroad and was donated to the North Dakota Bureau of Criminal Investigation. K9 Hex had just turned two years old. K9 "Hex" January 27, 2018 - January 31, 2020 Rest in peace buddy.

Retired Electronic Detection K9s

Bear

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K9 "Bear and his Handler Detective Ian Polhemus have been in service since September 2015. K9 "Bear" was the first electronic detection K9 trained by Todd Jordan. He became famous after his deployment to Subway pitchman Jared Fogle's home. He was deployed on several other search warrants, including US Olympic Gymnastics Coach Marvin Sharp. He was then sold to the Seattle Police Department, and handler Detective Ian Polhemus. Ian and Bear have since been very successful working warrants in the state of Washington. In November 2018, K9 "Bear" was awarded the ASPCA Public Servant of the Year! K9 "Bear" and Detective Polhemus officially retired in August 2021.

Dug

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K9 "Dug" has been in service since March 2018. Dug is a career change dog from ICAN (Indiana Canine Assistance Network). Dug was sponsored by the Tony Stewart Foundation to become an assistant K9. Dug was released from ICAN and started his training to become an electronic detection K9. He was purchased by Operation Underground Railroad and DoTERRA Healing Hands Foundation. He was donated to Contra Costa County Sheriff's Department in California. His Handler is Detective Minh Vu.

Banner

Banner

K9 "Banner" has been in service since August 2018. Banner is a career change dog from Leader Dogs for the Blind. He was released from Leader Dogs and started his training to become an electronic detection K9. Banner was purchased by Operation Underground Railroad and ASEA Advancing Life Foundation. He was donated to Madison County Sheriffs Department in Alabama. His Handler is Investigator Cathy Davis.

Reptar

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K9 "Reptar" has been in service since August 2017. He is trained in electronic detection. He is trained to indicate on all electronic storage devices such as micro SDs, SD cards, thumb drives, cell phones, external hard drives, and hard drives. He was donated to the Ohio Attorney General’s Office by Neighborhood Electronic Detection K9, Inc. and Operation Underground Railroad. He was placed with his handler, Special Agent Josh Rammel, in August 2017.

Chase

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K9 "Chase" has been in service since February 2017. He was trained to locate and indicate on SD cards, micro SD cards, cell phones, external hard drives, thumb drives, and many other media storage devices. He was fully trained, and has already been deployed on a search warrant. He was sold to an undisclosed private firm.

Daisy

Daisy

K9 "Daisy" has been in service since November 2015. She was trained to locate and indicate on SD cards, micro SD cards, cell phones, external hard drives, thumb drives, and many other media storage devices. She was sold to an undisclosed private firm.

Alexa

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K9 "Alexa" has been in service since November 2017. She is trained in electronic detection. She is trained to indicate on all electronic storage devices such as SD Cards, Micro SD Cards, thumb drives, cell phones, external hard drives, hard drives, Ipads, and all other electronic devices. She was sold to an undisclosed private firm.

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