K9 Officer

K9 Officer

Please welcome to the Town of McCandless Police Department its newest officer, Joy (pictured with Chief DiSanti). He is a German Shepherd from Holland. Sgt. Bryan Madden is Joy’s handler.

Joy’s first day on the job was Monday, November 13, 2017. He underwent about 12 weeks of training, including six weeks with Sgt. Madden.

With Joy on board, he will be able to assist the department with things such as drug searches, finding missing persons and seeking crime suspects. Additionally, Joy is all set to visit schools and do other community policing initiatives.