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K9’s and Investigator join Richland County Sheriff’s Department to help in missing persons cases

German Shepard's and New Investigator to help in missing persons cases

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– New four legged deputies are joining the team at the Richland county sheriff’s department. The Department says the German Shepard’s are a new resource being utilized in missing persons cases. The team, along with trainer and new investigator Michel Galliot and K9 Hammer are trained to locate people based on scent. K9 Hammer is one of four…

Midlands K-9’s and handlers get new training

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– This week some Midlands K-9 deputies and their handlers got some expert training. 21 K-9 handlers from 14 law enforcement agencies across South Carolina got together for hands-on training to detect explosive devices they don’t normally get to use, like presser cookers. The Regional Explosives Detection Dog Initiative, or REDDI event, aims to better educate the 4,000…