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SYLVANIA TOWNSHIP, OH (Toledo News Now) -
Sylvania Township Police Department has a new set of eyes to protect the
public. The new officer also has an excellent sense of smell, and great
we mention he's the new K9?
Patrick Charest has been with the department for four years, but his new
partner Speedy just started Friday.
love to go out there and interact with the public, locate narcotics, locate bad
guys," Officer Charest said. "The ability to have him, and to have that one-up,
extra edge is fantastic. I mean, how cool is it you get to ride around with
your buddy all day?"
specialty is drug and human tracking. He can also do criminal apprehension. All
his skills will benefit Sylvania Township and surrounding communities.
going to be a fantastic tool," Charest said. "Our number one job, obviously, is
to keep the community safe…With his nose, it will give us the ability to take
more drugs off the street."
is a 1-year-old Belgian Malinois from the Czech Republic. Officer Charest went
through vigorous and detailed training with Speed for six weeks in Columbus.
But before they could work together, the two had to pick each other.
showed us two different dogs," Charest said. "They let me go out, walk around
with him, and I hate to say it this way, but the moment I saw him, I knew he
was going to be the right dog."