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New K9 on the job

Columbus Police Department welcomes Dino

COLUMBUS—The Columbus Police Department has its first K9 named Dino. 

His first day on the job was Feb. 2. Lt. Cody Gordon is the K9’s handler. 

Dino was trained at Astro Kennels in Greenville, S.C. along with handler Gordon. 

The K9 was trained in narcotics and tracking. 

The Columbus Police Department congratulated K9 Dino and Lt. Gordon in late January for their first narcotics find within 48 hours of being certified by the Astro K9 Academy.