K9 Mambo is a Belgian Malinois working dog. He was born in Mexico, where he began his Law Enforcement Training. He was then moved to the K9 Academy in Little Rock, Arkansas. He trained for 3 months before being purchased by the Franklin County Sheriff's Office. We were able to purchase Mambo with drug and seizure money from crimes committed in this county. Deputy Billy Burks was chosen to be Mambo's handler. Deputy Burks was sent to Little Rock, Arkansas to the K9 Academy where he and Mambo trained together to acclimate Mambo to his handler. Mambo is trained and certified in Narcotics Detection, Criminal Apprehension, and Search and Rescue Tracking.
K9 Sitka is a 2 year old German Shepherd working dog. He was purchased from the K9 Training Center in Tupelo, MS. Deputy Taylor Weclowski is Sitka's handler. Deputy Weclowski and Sitka attended and completed a 4-week training at the K9 Training Center in Tupelo from June 13, 2022-July 7, 2022. Sitka is trained and certified in Narcotics Detection, Criminal Apprehension, and Search & Rescue Tracking.