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Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office K-9

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“Axel”-  Axel, is a two year old malanois from the Netherlands.  Axel is trained to track and sniff out drugs as well as serving as handler protection. Axel is also trained in the Dutch language. Axel had his obedience training in Miami, Florida at US K9 Academy.

He completed narcotics, tracking, and criminal apprehension training.

 

Along with the regular patrol,  Axel also works with schools during “Red Ribbon Week” each year. Red Ribbon Week is celebrated in October in schools across the nation to support students making healthy choices, being positive role models and not to use illegal drugs or the illegal use of legal drugs.