Sarasota Police Department Adds New Dog to K9 Unit

Sarasota, meet Bobbi—the newest member of our local police department.

Bobbi, a German shepherd, was born in Slovakia in December 2015. She’s a single-purpose bomb odor detection K9 who is trained to find explosive materials and devices, and one of four K9s that’s part of the police department. (And she’s awfully cute, too.) She’ll work with Sarasota Police Department patrol officer Adam Arena and will be assigned to the night shift.

“Bobbi never wants to stop working,” Arena said in a release.  “She’s a fun, playful, loving dog with a high energy drive to keep the City of Sarasota a safe place to live, work and play.” Read More