New member of Westport police K9 unit - WFSB 3 Connecticut

New member of Westport police K9 unit

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Atlas (Westport Police Department) Atlas (Westport Police Department)

There’s a new member of the Westport Police Department.

Atlas is a 19-month-old German Shepard, and he is set to begin training this month to become a certified patrol/narcotics detection canine by October. 

The K9 unit was created in the late 1980's, thanks to donations from the community, "as well as continuing long-time support from Dr. Joan Poster of the Poster Animal Hospital and Bill Mitchell of Mitchell’s of Westport."

To support Atlas and the rest of the unit, click here or make a donation to The Westport Police Department K9 Unit, 50 Jesup Rd., Westport, CT, 06880.

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