K-9 Unit Returns to Watertown Police Department for First Time in 25 Years

Watertown Police Department – An 11-month-old male German Shepherd has joined Watertown Police as its first working K-9 in 25 years. After an extensive training program, this playful and friendly puppy will transition into the serious role of being a working police dog that will help officers with a variety of tasks.

The dog was named Echo before arriving in Watertown, but the department is inviting the community to submit suggestions for a different name via their facebook page.


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Produced by Dan Hogan, News Producer
Andrea Santopietro, Assistant Director
March 14, 2019

UPDATE: Watertown Police have revealed the dog’s new name:

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