Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office welcomes 2 new K9s

Deschutes County new K9s

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.

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