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Officer Miguel Witt with Dexter, a K9 who worked for the Kent State Police until his death in April.

K9 handlers and their dogs share indescribable bond

Josie Burkhart, Reporter June 14, 2023

K9 handlers and their K9s go through up to six months of training that creates an unbreakable bond, said officers from the Kent State Police Services. Coco, Salem and Freddie are all K9s who are integral...

Kent State police dog Coco to continue working, brother joins her

Erin Sullivan, Reporter February 27, 2023

Correction: In the original article, it was incorrectly reported police dog Coco was retiring this year. The featured image was removed.  In 2013, Kent State police dog Coco became the first K9 to...

Officer Anne Spahr, the Explosion Detective K9 Handler for Kent State Police, poses outside of Stockdale Hall with her K9, Coco.

An officer from the Kent State University Police Services pushes for a K-9 unit

Liam Morrison Reporter November 20, 2021

The Kent State University Police Services has had its K-9 unit for eight years now, and the dogs are not drug dogs, they are explosive detection dogs.“Our primary work, however, is in providing what...

Men’s golf starts 2021 fall season with fourth place finish

Kathryn Rajnicek Reporter September 14, 2021

Kent State’s men’s golf team finished in fourth place out of 14 teams at the Gopher Invitational on Sunday and Monday.“I thought we handled the whole weekend really well,” coach Jon Mills said....

Officers Witt and Spahr with Coco.

Week three of KSUPD’S Police Experience Academy focuses on K-9 units

David Williams March 2, 2018

KSUPD’s Police Experience Academy entered week three Thursday, centered around K-9 units.Officers Anne Spahr and Miguel Witt began their presentation by explaining how their jobs and duties as K-9 officers...

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