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Truckee Police Department sniffing out potential canine names

Special to the Sun

TRUCKEE, Calif. — The Truckee Police Department is conducting an extensive search for a name for their new canine.

The Truckee Police Department has launched a new canine unit featuring a black Labrador narcotics detection dog. They are currently in the process of selecting a dog and would like to have a name ready upon its arrival.

This is where the community of Truckee comes in.

The task of naming the newest police member is no small concern, and the department would like your input. Consider a name that represents Truckee history, weather, community, or policing. The canine cop will be a family friendly member of the community with a nose for sniffing out contraband drugs.

Suggested names can be submitted in one of three ways:

Complete a Truckee Police Canine "Dog Tag" form and turn it in to the police station lobby, located at 10183 Truckee Airport Road. Forms are at the front counter.

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Email name submissions to TPD Canine Handler Andrew Holbrook at Type "Dog Tag" in the subject line.

Visit and post your idea under the Dog Tag Comment.