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12/02/10 — Diminished force: K-9 officers becoming endangered species

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Diminished force: K-9 officers becoming endangered species

By Gary Popp
Published in News on December 2, 2010 1:46 PM

News-Argus/MICHAEL K. DAKOTA

Wayne County K-9 officer Remco is one of the dogs used by the Wayne County Sheriff's Office to track and control criminals.

News-Argus/MICHAEL K. DAKOTA

Wayne County Sheriff's Office K-9 Linda clamps down on the bite suit during training.

Over the past year, the K-9 unit at the Wayne County Sheriff's Office has dwindled from six to three dogs and Sheriff Carey Winders says because of increased demand for their services, replacing them is difficult The unit lost...

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