MADISON (WKOW) — The Madison Police Department has added a new member to its K-9 Unit, Patton.
K-9 Patton is an almost 2-year-old German Shepherd who was born in the Poland.
Patton is handled by Officer Nick Eull and replaces Officer Eull’s former partner, K-9 Frees, who retired recently, according to a police news release.
Patton is a dual-purpose canine trained to detect illegal drugs, track people, search buildings and locate evidence in addition to other trained skills.
Eull and K-9 Patton recently completed their certification process and are assigned to the day shift.