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K9 committee ending; No more K9 officers in county

The last remnant of Ray County’s K9 officer committee was Vengeance, who worked with her handler, Amy Sisson, for the Richmond Police Department until Sisson resigned and became a Clay County deputy last month. Vengeance is now Sisson’s pet. (File photo)

By Leah Wankum, Editor

The Ray County K9 committee is dissolving, and no more K-9 officers work in Ray County.

Just a few months ago, the K9 committee had two K9 officers, German shepherds who worked for the Ray County Sheriff’s Office and the Richmond Police Department.

Now, neither of the dogs nor their handlers work for those agencies.

Natalie Macey, a member of the K9 committee, said the committee agreed to dissolve shortly after a former Ray County deputy and K9 handler resigned in May.

The complete story is in the Friday, November 3, 2017 Richmond News.

Click here for our E-edition and read the rest of the story.

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