Its a Early Retirement for Two Yakima K9 Drug Officers
The legalization of marijuana has forced the early retirement of the Yakima Police Department’s two drug dogs. Yakima City Manager Tony O'Rourke says the city however still has 4 police dogs that help catch wanted suspects. The two drug dogs have become the pets of their former handlers. O'Rourke says the city may eventually purchase new dogs that are trained in finding drugs like cocaine, heroin. O'Rourke says the city dogs that have been retired only were trained to find marijuana.