Sullivan Police getting first K9 unit

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SULLIVAN, Ill. (WCIA) — There’s a new addition to the Sullivan Police force.

Renzo is the department’s first ever K9 unit. He begins academy training on Monday.

Across an 8-week program, Renzo will learn how to search for illegal drugs and apprehend suspects. He’ll also go through bite-training.

Police say they’re excited for him to get trained and it will be a great thing for the city.

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