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Meet the LVMPD-K9 Unit

Meet the LVMPD K9 Unit

The LVMPD K-9 Detail has 14 officers, including 3 sergeants, and 17 Patrol Dogs

Nick Bachman

Dom
Officer Bachman has been employed with LVMPD since January 1999.  He has worked in various assignments in patrol and the detective bureau.  Officer Bachman was assigned to K9 in February 2018. He is partnered with Dom, a Dutch Shepherd.

David Brisendine

Maiko
Officer Brisendine has been with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department since April 2009.  He joined the K9 Section in October of 2017. Officer Brisendine is partnered with Maiko, a Belgian Malinois.

Sam Carrillo

Elvis and Rocky
Officer Carrillo has been with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department since February 2001. He joined the K9 Section in May of 2007. Officer Carrillo is partnered with Elvis, a Belgian Malinois and Rocky, his Explosive Detector Dog, a Springer Spaniel.

Jeff Corbett

Hunter and Arno
Officer Corbett hired onto Metro in January 1998 and joined K9 in 2006.  He is partnered with Hunter, his Belgian Malinois Patrol Dog, since 2012 and also works Arno, his Belgian Malinois Explosive Detector Dog.

Remi Damole

Dasco & Curly
Officer Damole has been with LVMPD since January 007 and joined the K9 Section in February 2017.  He is partnered with Dasco, his Patrol Service Dog who is a Belgian Malinois, and Curly, his Springer Spaniel Narcotics Detector Dog.

Jason Dukes

Boy II and Darko
Officer Dukes has been employed with LVMPD since July 1997 and has been assigned to K9 since October 2005. Jason is currently training his brand new partner, Boy II, a Belgian Malinois. Jason also works Darko, his Explosive Detector Dog, a 7-year-old Dutch Shepherd.

Justin Duncan

Goro
Sergeant Duncan joined the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department in February 2001 and came to K9 as a sergeant in April 2017.  He has previously worked as a Field Training Officer, member of the Problem Solving Unit, and supervisor on the Homeland Security Saturation Team before coming to K9. Sergeant Duncan is partnered with his Dutch Shepherd Patrol Service Dog, Goro.

Matt Harris

Bones
Sergeant Harris joined the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department in January 2007 and came to K9 as a sergeant in July 2017.  Prior to K9, Harris spent time in patrol and the training bureau as an instructor. Sergeant Harris is partnered with his Belgian Malinois Patrol Service Dog, Bones.

Tom Hemsey

Thor and Leo
Officer Hemsey has been employed with LVMPD since 2009.  He has been partnered with his K9 Thor since November 2014.  Thor is a Patrol Service Dog also trained to find discarded evidence. Officer Hemsey has partnered with his narcotic detection dog, Leo, a Belgian Malinois since November 2015.

Eric Hutchason

Lambeau
Sergeant Hutchason joined Metro in December 2007 and came to the K9 section in May 2018.  Sergeant Hutchason is partnered with his Patrol Service Dog, Lambeau, a Belgian Malinois.

John Jenkins

Flash and Charlie
Officer Jenkins hired onto with LVMPD in August 1996.  He joined the K9 Section in February of 2001.  Officer Jenkins is partners with Flash, a German Shepard, and Charlie, a Springer Spaniel Explosive Detector Dog.  As a member of Nevada Task Force 1 (FEMA), Officer Jenkins responded to both Hurricanes Katrina and Rita with his Search and Rescue dog, Cyril.

Jim Ledogar

Zeus and Ash
Officer Ledogar joined Metro in August 2001 and came to the K9 Section in August 2006.  Officer Ledogar is partnered with his Patrol Dog, Zeus, a Belgian Malinois and Ash his Springer Spaniel Narcotics Detector Dog

Sean Malia

Bear and Rambo
Officer Malia has been with Metro since January 1998 and joined K9 in 2010.  He is partnered with his Patrol service Dog, Bear, a Belgian Malinois since 2016 and Rambo, a Belgian Malinois since September 2018 who is an Explosive Detector Dog.

Mike Marano

Yogi
Officer Marano has been with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department since April 2009.  He joined the K9 Section in May 2018.  Officer Marano is partnered with his Patrol Service Dog, Yogi, a Belgian Malinois since June 2018.

Kristy McConnell

Boris & Willow
Officer McConnell has been with Metro since 2008 and joined K9 in 2017.  She is partnered with her patrol dog, Boris, a Belgian Malinois and Willow, a Springer Spaniel Narcotics Detection Dog.

Ernie Morgan

Tony & Salty
Officer Morgan has been employed with LVMPD since January 1998.  He has worked in various assignments in patrol and the detective bureau.  Officer Morgan was assigned to K9 in August 2010. He is partnered with Tony, a Dutch Shepherd and Salty, his Golden Retriever Explosive Detector Dog.

Scott Murray

Beer and Bruce
Officer Murray joined Metro in March 1991 and joined K9 in 2003.  He is partnered with Beer, a Belgian Malinois Patrol Dog, and Bruce, a Springer Spaniel Narcotics Detector Dog.

Dave Newton

Basco and Stewie
Officer Newton hired on with metro in August 1996 and has been assigned to K9 since August 2001.  His current partners are Basco, a Belgian Malinois Patrol Dog and Stewie, a Springer Spaniel Narcotics Detector Dog.

Glenn Obsenares

Knight
Officer Obsenares has been with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department since November 2007.  He joined the K9 section in December 2017. Officer Obsenares is partnered with his Patrol Service Dog, Knight, a German Shepherd since March 2018.

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