The Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office announced the addition of two K9 members Tuesday.
K9 Christopher is a two-year-old Belgian Malinois born in Germany. He’ll be partnered with Deputy Johnson, who has been a K9 handler since 2013 and is also a SWAT Team member and a field training officer.
K9 Vinnie is a two-year-old German Shepherd born on Slovakia. He’s partnered with DCSO’s newest handler, Deputy Witherspoon. Witherspoon has worked as a corrections technician, corrections deputy and a patrol deputy.