QA’s sheriff’s K-9 program expands
CENTREVILLE — Queen Anne’s County Sheriff Gary Hofmann recently announced the expansion of the sheriff’s office K-9 program with the return of K-9 Zora and addition of K-9 Spike.
Dfc. Chris Ahearn and K-9 Blek and Deputy Michael Piasecki are on patrol with Dfc. Brad Martz and K-9 Spike currently in training. The dogs are Belgian Malinois.
In addition, a fourth dog is also in training. A donation from Delmarva K-9 has added an 18-month-old bloodhound named Bella that will be used for tracking missing persons and lost children.
From left, Queen Anne’s County Sheriff Gary Hofmann, Dfc. Chris Ahearn with K-9 Blek, Deputy Michael Piasecki with K-9 Zora and Dfc. Brad Martz with K-9 Spike.
K-9 Bella is currently in training.