Loveland K9 Officer saves the day in stolen license plate case

There’s a member of the Loveland Police Department (LPD) you need to meet – and Styng is his name.

Styng is part of the Loveland Police Canine Unit. According to the LPD, Styng and his fellow K9 officers – Shadow, Jojo, Pako and Nazar – work tirelessly to assist police with arrests, narcotics seizures, security sweeps, tracking criminals and locating people. disappeared.

“Each dog is assigned to the individual dog handler and are sworn officers of the Loveland Police Department,” LPD said. “Currently the unit has Belgian Malinois, Dutch Shepherd and Labrador Retriever breeds in service.”

On Monday, September 13, Styng received special mention for his work on a recent case.

In a Facebook post, LPD said Styng and his handler responded to a suspicious vehicle call after officers determined the car had a stolen license plate. The male suspect in the case had run away – and that’s when the K9 officer saved the day.

Styng began following the suspect and alerted his handler that the assailant was hiding in a closed dumpster. Thanks to the skills of K9, the police arrested the man safely.

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“Officers moved to a safe position and called the man,” the post read. “He had multiple warrants including weapons charges and was arrested without incident. Good boy, Styng!”

Styng, a 3-year-old Belgian Malinois, joined the LPD in February 2021 after graduating from their K9 Academy. See more Northern Colorado K9 officers in the gallery below.

Northern Colorado Law Enforcement K-9 Dogs

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