K9 Jax and K9 Handler Officer Drew Deberardinis
Born: July 9, 2017, in Slovenia
Breed: Belgian Malinois
Start Date: July 2018
Dual Purpose K9 in narcotics detection, patrol, tracking, and, apprehension. Jax loves to play with his tug toy and get hugs and smile.
K9 Handler - Officer Drew Deberardinis
Officer since 2015
K9 Handler since April 2019
Officer Deberardinis is the newest K9 Handler in the unit. Before being assigned to the K9 unit, Officer Deberardinis was assigned as a patrol officer in the Patrol Bureau and was a Field Training Officer. Member of the SWAT team for two years.
He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice from Florida Gulf Coast University.
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