New K-9, Barco, was welcomed to Abilene Police Department

Barco is the newest addition to APD's K-9 Unit. He now completes the team of four dogs.

ABILENE - Abilene law enforcement welcomed their newest member to the Abilene Police Department K-9 Unit, Barco.

This 3-year-old Belgian Malinois male will be partnered with Officer Katie Snell. 
He was purchased in July with a donation from the Abilene Police Foundation, costing $10,000.

Snell and Barco are certified in patrol and narcotics.
With the addition of Barco, the K-9 Unit is back to a four K-9 teams patrol.

Snell said, "I think he's gonna go out there and catch some bad guys and you know put some people in jail"

 

Barco already made his first arrest Sunday night---Snell said he's adjusting.

 

 

 

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