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K-9 Unit
These K-9s are highly effective in locating lost or missing persons, such as small children and Alzheimer's patients, as well as locating fleeing suspects and escapees. Our Bloodhound's names are Elvis, Jiggs and Georgia.

In addition to our Bloodhounds, the Sheriff's Office deploys a German Shepherd named Sam, who is assigned to the Crime Suppression Unit and trained in narcotics detection.


Our K-9 handlers take their assigned dog home at the end of their shift, and the dog becomes a part of the family. In addition to scheduled shifts, our K-9 teams are on-call 24 hours a day and respond regularly to assist not only the Newton County Sheriff's Office, but neighboring agencies.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  » NEWS STORIES

Sheriff’s office holds annual awards ceremony
Posted: February 8, 2019

Letter: Sheriff of 'Triple Crown' agency seeks fourth term
Posted: January 24, 2019

NCSO receives perfect score on recertification
Posted: January 18, 2019
  » CURRENT AGENCY NEWS

BOLO: Stolen Trailer
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PRESS RELEASE: K9 Assist
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Discharging Firearms Code
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