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New K-9 joins Sheriff's Office

After "Bata" retired last May after seven years of service, Crook County Sheriff's Office is excited to announce one of the newest members of the team. K-9 "Condor" is a year-and-a-half-old Belgian Malinois and is currently certified as a narcotics K-9.

Condor and his partner, Sergeant Dan Bush, recently completed a 200-hour narcotics training with Greg and Callan Brothers, owners of B3-K9 Training and Boarding in Gillette, Wyoming.

Condor will ultimately be certified in tracking, evidence recovery and patrol work after his additional training is completed over the next several months. Condor...