WESTLAKE, Ohio – The Westlake police K-9 with more than 500 narcotic searches will retire this month after his handler suffered a shoulder injury. Ekko, a German shepherd from the Czech Republic, joined the Eastlake Police Department in February 2008 and worked with Ptl. John McCauley. But in September, McCauley hurt his shoulder while on […]

ORRVILLE, Ohio – Less than three hours after being on the job, Orrville K-9 cop Freddie finds drug paraphernalia during a traffic stop. Freddie, along with his human partner Officer Smith, stopped a car in the area of W. High Street and N. Vine Street recently. During the stop, Officer Smith asked those inside if […]