Huntersville Police Welcome K9 Gunner To The Force

HUNTERSVILLE, NC — Residents of Huntersville have a new face on the police force to look for around town, one with deep soulful eyes, and, if he’s like most others, potentially questionable breath. Huntersville Police Department’s newest member is Gunner, an adorable one-year-old German shorthaired pointer who joins the department’s K9 unit as a narcotics and trailing dog.

Gunner and his handler, Officer Daniel Johnson, recently completed a three week training program and join three shepherds in the unit, said HPD Officer Odette Saglimbeni. The three shepherds work as patrol dogs, she said. Read More