K9 Abel, born in Ontario, Canada on March 12, 2016, is a Belgian Malinois that joined the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office K9 Unit in March of 2017. His handler is Deputy Sheriff Jeffrey M. Froelich. K9 Abel is a dual-purpose K9 that is trained and certified in patrol tracking, including suspect apprehension and K9 handler protection. In addition, Abel is also trained and certified in advanced narcotics detection.
K9 Mike was born in Czechoslovakia on November 10, 2011. K9 Mike became a member of the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office in May of 2013 and he lives with and is maintained by his handler Deputy Sheriff Shawn M. Ryan. K9 Mike is a German Shepherd and he is certified in patrol tracking, narcotics detection, handler protection and article searching. K9 Mike's high energy and strong personality make him an enjoyable challenge to work with.
K9 O'Nei was born on July 10, 2017. K9 O'Nei is certified in explosive detection, tracking and handler protection. His handler and partner is Deputy Sheriff Adam B. Hallett. O'Nei is the 3rd K9 to join the Sheriff's Office K9 Team.