Canine Unit

 

The Mecklenburg Co. Sheriff's Office's canine division first began in May 2000.  

 

 

Hanldler Info: Deputy Rusty Gordon K-9 Info: Kodiak
Serving Since - Mar. 2001 Serving Since - Dec. 2007

 

Kodiak, a German shepherd, was born in January of 2006.  Kodiak is a dual-purpose patrol and narcotics detection canine. Kodiak and handler Deputy Rusty Gordon received training for K-9 patrol and narcotic detection at M. V. Moore’s Training Academy, Amelia, VA. The North American Police Work Dog Association as well as the Virginia Police Work Dog Association certifies Kodiak with patrol and narcotics detection.
 

 

Hanldler Info: Deputy Tim Garner K-9 Info: Scar
Serving Since - Jan. 2006 Serving Since - Dec. 2007

 

Scar is a German shepherd, born in Czechoslovakia. Scar received his name from a burn injury located on his right hip. Scar is a dual-purpose patrol and narcotics detection canine.
Scar and handler Deputy Tim Garner received training for K-9 patrol and narcotic detection at M. V. Moore’s K-9 Training Academy, Amelia, VA. The North American Police Work Dog Association as well as the Virginia Police Work Dog Association certifies Scar with patrol and narcotics detection.