ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — The Rockford Police Department has announced the addition of K9 Andii to the local K9 police force.
According to Friends of Rockford Police K9 Unit, Andii is the second female police dog on the force, a Belgian Malinois/German Shepherd mix who comes from Slovakia.
Her partner, Officer Isaiah Fisher, says she likes to eat all the time, and likes swimming and barking at 5:30 a.m. to wake him up.
“We want to thank Friends of Rockford Police K9 for their amazing gift of Andii,” said Lieutenant Dan Watton. “She has gone through weeks of training with her partner…who has been with the Rockford Police Department for over five years.”
Friends of Rockford Police K9 Unit was formed to support and enhance the Rockford Police K9 Unit. All funds raised go to purchase additional dogs, vehicles, specialized equipment, vests, training and new technology for the Rockford Police K9 Unit.
- Mild Weekend, Cool Week, Dry All Around
- ‘Small Business Saturday’ even more important in times of COVID-19
- New Santa Clara County COVID health order leaves 49ers without home
- Local store creates custom candle for Rockford City Market, will donate proceeds
- Rockford ‘Stroll on State’ starts with a bang