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K9 Echo

Echo is a German Shepherd imported from Germany. He and handler, Officer Ben Brown, trained for several weeks at K9 Working Dogs International, LLC. in Longford KS. They graduated in December 2013. Echo is trained in passive narcotics detection, tracking of suspects, building search, obedience, and handler protection. Echo is assigned to the evening shift and conducts regular patrols of residence halls, parking lots, and other areas around campus. He also provides demonstrations to the university community.

K9 Max - Crime's Worst Enemy, Central's Best Friend

Max and Officer Papasifakis

Max is a German Shepherd imported from Germany.  He and handler, Sergeant Mike Papasifakis, trained for several weeks at Northern Michigan K-9, Inc. in Harrison Michigan. They graduated May 2007. Max is trained in passive narcotics detection, tracking of suspects, building search, obedience, and handler protection. Max is assigned to the evening shift and conducts regular patrols of residence halls, parking lots, and other areas around campus. He also provides demonstrations to the university community. 

UPDATE: Max has retired and Sergeant Mike Papasifakis is now the day shift sergeant. Officer Ben Brown and Echo now patrol campus. More information will follow.