K-9 Unit

Image of K9 Vello and Deputy Thobe

Our K-9 is named Vello and is assigned to his handler, Deputy Ryan Thobe.  Vello is a full pure-bred German Shepherd that is patrol (tracking) and narcotics certified through the State of Ohio.  In addition to working their assigned shift, Dep. Thobe and Vello are on call should any law enforcement officer in the Miami Valley be in need of their services. 

Dep. Thobe and Vello also participate in public relations events throughout Miami County and are constantly training to hone their skills.  Dep. Thobe can be contacted at by E-Mail or 937-440-6085 Ext. 7130 if you wish to schedule a canine demonstration for your group.

Image of Vello Jumping and Deputy Thobe

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