New Vancouver police K-9 named after fallen officer
VANCOUVER, Wash. (KPTV) - The Vancouver Police Department’s newest K-9 recruit is named after a fallen officer.
K-9 Sahota - or Hota for short - is named in honor of fallen Officer Don Sahota. Officer Don Sahota was mistakenly shot and killed on Jan. 29 by a Clark County deputy while trying to apprehend an armed robbery suspect.
Hota is an Electronic Storage Detection (ESD) K-9 and joins the department’s Digital Evidence Cybercrime Unit. ESD K-9′s are trained to detect and find electronic devices, especially in cases of internet crimes against children.
Monday was K-9 Hota’s first day of work, Vancouver police said.
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