SD Highway Patrol adds new Police Service Dog

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The South Dakota Highway Patrol just added a new member.

Meet Doc — the department’s new Police Service Dog! Doc is trained in the detection of illegal drugs and narcotics.

He was assigned to Trooper Dennis Mez in the Belle Fourche area. Doc takes over for his brother Brix who retired earlier this week.

Brix spent almost 10 years working as a police service dog with the highway patrol.

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