The Crisp County Sheriff’s Office Canine Unit is a valuable resource utilized by its deputies and other law enforcement agencies throughout the state. The K-9 teams are deployed as a sophisticated tool to enhance the capabilities of traffic and other units on traffic stops, crime scenes, and a variety of other calls.
Canine Team duties include conducting building searches, locating missing persons, tracking dangerous suspects who have fled the scene of the crime and performing searches for narcotic detection in addition to their other assigned law enforcement duties.
K9 Molly called Europe her home before coming to the United States to work for the Crisp County Sheriff’s Office. She joined our agency in 2018 after completing her final training with South GA K9 in Dooly County, GA. She is a Dutch Sheppard. She works daily with her partner SGT Kenny Purvis. K9 Molly is nationally certified in Narcotic Detection and Tracking through the National Narcotic Detector Dog Association (NNDDA). This conference is held annually in Georgia and draws K9 teams from all over the United States for training, certification and competition.
During her time off, Molly enjoys chasing the family cat and soccer ball. She has two human big brothers and a little sister.
K9 Rowdy is an American born and raised Bloodhound. His partner, DFC Spurling, has been working with him since he was eight months old. K9 Rowdy became nationally certified with the National Narcotic Detector Dog Association (NNDDA) and K9 Detection and Tracking through Dooly County Sheriff’s Office. K9 Rowdy is a vital Crisp County Sheriff’s Office K9 Tactical Tracking Team member.
K9 Rowdy lives up to his name; he is the life of any party and makes quite the ruckus howling. He loves playing with his ball and getting plenty of rubs!