Five new K-9′s grace Nebraska State Patrol’s 2022 calendar

(Nebraska State Patrol)
Published: Nov. 25, 2021 at 7:35 PM CST
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LINCOLN, Neb. (WOWT) - The Nebraska State Patrol will introduce the five new K-9′s added to the team in 2021 in its 2022 calendar.

Officials say four of the five dogs are certified, trained, and already serving the state. The NSP 2022 calendar features the five new K-9′s, retired K-9′s that have died in 2021, and the 11 dogs part of the Police Service Dog Unit.

According to the release, the newest dogs of the NSP PSD unit are:

  • Blu – German Shorthaired Pointer, based in Omaha
  • Gable – Belgian Malinois, based in Omaha
  • Havik – Belgian Malinois, based in Columbus
  • Jerry – German Malinois, based in Lexington (named to honor Trooper Jerry Smith #373)
  • Tilt – Belgian Malinois, based in Lincoln

Tilt is currently going through training and certification.

“Our Police Service Dog Unit does phenomenal work across our entire state. With so many new faces in the unit, this is a great way to introduce them to the public and to also say thank you to the NSP Foundation for their financial support of our K9 program.”

Captain Jason Scott, Commander of the NSP Special Operations Division

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