Meet our K-9 Unit - from left to right:
Handler Deputy Scott Gukich and his partner Mink
Handler Deputy Jason Behm and his partner Harlow
Handler Deputy Greg Jansen and his partner Falkos
WANTED: Speed, agility, great sense of smell, a strong bite, and ability to be nice when needed. Not your average qualifications for a Law Enforcement Officer, but perfect for your typical K-9 unit.
The Jefferson County K-9 unit looks forward to many years of productive and dedicated years of service within our communities. It is times like these that we have faced as a nation that make you proud to be part of such community involvement and positive spirit towards law enforcement. Thank you for visiting our web page.
K-9 Unit Supervisor - Sergeant Brian Olson
Other members of K-9 Unit
Chief Deputy Jeffrey Parker
Captain Paul Wallace
Here are some older photos of the K-9 Handlers and their dogs:
The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office lost two of it's former K-9 deputies in 2010, Jahn and Jasko. In 2013, retired K-9 Ahron passed away and K-9 Deuce unexpectedly passed away from a sudden illness.
Below are a couple of their End of Watch tributes.