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Posted July 09, 2012, at 3:42 p.m.
Last modified July 09, 2012, at 9:22 p.m.

ELLSWORTH | On Monday, the Police Department introduced its newest officer to the public at a meet-and-greet in council chambers. Chase, a 16-month-old Belgian malinois puppy, has joined the force and will partner with Sgt. Shawn Willey. The pup replaces the award-winning K9 Vegas, who retired earlier this month …


A previous version of this story said the city paid $35,000 through grant money and donations for Chase’s initial police training at North Edge K9 in Portland. Ellsworth paid $3,500.

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