QA Press Release -K9 Unit


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Office of the Sheriff for Queen Anne’s County – K9 Teams


Sheriff Gary Hofmann announced the expanding of the Sheriff’s Office K9 Program with the return of K9 Zora and addition of K9 Spike. Dfc. Ahearn & K9 Blek and Deputy Piasecki are on patrol with Dfc. Martz & K9 Spike currently in training. The dogs are Belgian Malinois.


In addition a fourth dog is also in training.  A donation from Delmarva K9 has added an 18 month old Bloodhound named “Bella” that will be used for tracking / Trailing missing persons and lost children.


(L-R) Sheriff Gary Hofmann – Dfc. Chris Ahearn with K9 Blek – Deputy Michael Piasecki with K9 Zora – Dfc. Brad Martz with K9 Spike