Shelter dog becomes K9 officer

NEW HAVEN, MO. (CNN) – The New Haven Police Department in Missouri welcomed a new officer this week, and he’s a cutie. 

2-year-old pit bull mix, Jet, rescued from an animal shelter joined the force on Thursday. 

According to Jet’s handler, officer Kyle Walters, an organization called Animal Farm Foundation chose Jet because of his loving temperament and willingness to work. The foundation even paid for Jet’s training. 

Walters says the K9 will serve the New Haven and nearby communities by sniffing out illegal drugs.

Jet is also an ambassador for the New Haven Police Department. 

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