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Sheriff’s Department Gets New K-9 Deputy

The Nevada County Sheriff”s Department has a new deputy, but this one is getting a special welcome….

Listen to Shannan Moon

Sheriff Shannan Moon announcing that they now have a canine deputy for the first time in more than two decades. His name is Ranger, he’s about three years old. He’s a German Shepard, but was raised in France, and responds to commands in French.

Ranger was introduced to the Board of Supervisors via video conference yesterday, along with his handler Deputy Josh Stanis…

Listen to Josh Stanis

The dog is being paid for through a grant from the Rudiger Foundation, which was created when that dog joined the Nevada City Police Department in 2015. Foundation President Tina Vernon presented the Board with a big check for over 38-thousand dollars…

Listen to Tina Vernon

Rudiger is now with the Grass Valley Police Department, which also has another K-9 officer Kano.


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