Partners: Canine Officer Heston and Officer Dakoda Hernandez make their way to Corrigan City Hall.
New Canine Officer Sworn in for Corrigan PD, CORRIGAN, June 24, 2014 - Corrigan received a new Canine Officer on Monday afternoon when City Secretary, Dorrie Cotton swore in Canine Officer "Heston". Heston was accompanied by his partner, Officer Dakoda Hernandez. Corrigan Police Chief Darrell Gibson and a handful of other Officers and Corrigan City Council members Darian Hudman (City Manager) and Johnna Lowe Gibson (Mayor Pro Tem) were on hand for the ceremony. Heston is 4 years old is a general purpose utility police dog that will do everything to protecting children from danger, to attacking on command, but his specialty is narcotics and tracking (he's officially certified in narcotics and tracking). As a licensed Peace Officer, Heston lives with his partner (Hernandez) and the two work shifts together. According to Officer Hernandez, Heston lives in the house with his family. Heston comes to Corrigan PD via the US Department of Defense. He responds to English, Spanish and German. His official pedigree is Belgian Malinois.
City Secretary, Dorrie Cotton swears in Canine Officer Heston (Officer Dakoda Hernandez standing with Heston).
Heston took the ceremony with all seriousness.
After giving his signature, Heston was all smiles.
Heston was welcomed and enjoyed the support from his fellow officers including Chief Darrell Gibson and City Manager, Darian Hudman.
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