Roanoke Police Department welcomes three new K-9 officers

ROANOKE, Va. – The Roanoke Police Department has three new four-legged officers joining the force.

K-9 Magnum is a Dutch Shepherd, K-9 Knox is a German Shepherd and K-9 Vader is a Belgian Malinois.

All three of the K-9s will be trained in narcotics detection and patrol apprehension.

The department says all three dogs are less than two-years-old and will be in training with their handlers for the next two months.

With these three additions, RPD now has seven K-9 officers.

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