K9 Suka and K9 Handler Officer Jason Matyas

K9 Suka

Callsign: K-13

Date of Birth: May 6, 2013; 5 years old

Gender: Female

Breed: Belgian Malinois and German Shepherd mix

Start Date: October 2014

Excels in obedience, agility, and bitework

Special abilities, rappelling with handler

K9 Handler - Officer Jason Matyas

Officer since January of 2000

K9 Handler since June 2002

SWAT team member, Rappel Master, Field Training Officer, Driving Instructor, and K9 Team Trainer

Officer Matyas has had two previous K9 partners; Zuke and Khan

National Police Canine Association Certifying Official

Associate’s Degree in Criminal Justice from Tallahassee Community College

High profile apprehensions:

Zuke - Sexual Predator who committed a sexual battery on a child victim

Khan - Suspect in attempted murder of LEO



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