Bismarck PD holds K9 meet and greet

What started as a gift to another officer turned into a large fundraiser to support the Bismarck Police Department’s K-9 unit.

Saturday, those police dogs and their handlers were at KT Animal Supply to meet the public.

People waited in a line that stretched around the store for a chance to catch a glimpse of the dogs who protect the city.

Sgt. Lyle Sinclair says it’s a good way for the public to see police officers and their dogs in a positive light.

“It’s a little different mind set for them, so this is good for people to come see, the kids to come see them and pet them and realize that they’re not just, you know, land sharks,” said Sinclair, BPD K9 Program overseer.

BPD added two new dogs to the force, bringing the total to four K-9s and says the turnout this year is great.  Original Story