Morton gets first K-9 unit in over 10 years

By WEEK Producer

Morton gets first K-9 unit in over 10 years

February 20, 2014 Updated Feb 20, 2014 at 1:15 PM CDT

MORTON, Ill. -- The Morton Police Department has its first K-9 unit since 2001.
 
Officer Mike Foster and Shadow, a two year-old German Shepherd, will start a 10 week training program in Springfield on Monday.
     
The department had selected eight possible names for the K-9.
     
Grade school students in Morton voted and chose Shadow.

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