Handler of retired Carroll County Sheriff’s Office K-9 dog talks about the job

After eight years tracking down drugs and wanted suspects with the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office, it was time for K-9 Buhl to retire.

The Belgian Malinois mix officially retired on April 15 after eight years as a K-9 certified in patrol and narcotics. Throughout Buhl’s career he was deployed over 200 times for drug-related scans resulting in the recovery of narcotics, according to a news release from the Sheriff’s Office.

Buhl’s handler Cpl. Matthew Wilson is an 11-year veteran with the Sheriff’s Office. Buhl was his first K-9 with the Sheriff’s Office and has been his only handler since he was a 1-year-old. Read More