Hibbing K9 Dottie reporting for duty!

Hibbing K9 Officer Needs a name
Hibbing K9 Officer Needs a name(CBS 3 Duluth)
Published: Feb. 1, 2022 at 3:48 PM CST
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Hibbing, MN-- The Iron Range’s newest K9 officer is ready to hit the streets.

Officer Brittany Dillinger and K9 Dottie with the Hibbing Police Department successfully completed an electronic storage device detection course in Greenfield, Indiana.

The duo will have their first shift on the Range Wednesday.

K9 Dottie is now up to speed on not only providing detection of electronic storage media but skilled in de-escalation, workplace therapy, and victim calming mechanisms as well.

Anyone wanting to K9 Dottie and K9 Chase, they will be at the Iron Range Home, Sport, and Travel Show March 25-26.

HIBBING, MN-- After receiving more than 400 name submissions, Hibbing’s newest K9 officer finally has a name.

The Hibbing Police Department asked the public to help name their newest K9 teammate last week.

The department’s 2-year-old black lab will be called Dottie.

The name was chosen for multiple reasons, including its similarity to “Dot Com” since she will be an electronic detection dog.

The dog was also named after the Iron Range entrepreneur who opened and managed Hibbing’s first department store Dottie Powers.

The K9 will hit the streets of Hibbing once completing training at the end of March.

HIBBING, MN-- The Hibbing Police Department is getting ready to officially welcome their newest K9 team member to the force.

Their new electronic detection K9 is a 2-year-old female black lab.

However, the Hibbing Police are asking for your help in naming the highly educated pup!

You can begin sending your name nominations to Officer Dillinger at bdillinger@ci.hibbing.mn.us. and the winner will be announced Feb. 7.

Whoever submits the winning name, will get a chance to meet the K9, Officer Dillinger and get to ride along with the duo.

K9 handler Officer Dillinger will be attending training at Jordan Detection K9 and the dog will get to work in late March.

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