BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The newest member of the Maryland State Police has some big shoes to fill.
K9 Trooper Dailey is in training, the state police announced earlier this week.READ MORE: The Monument Lighting Celebrates Its 50th Anniversary This Week
The bloodhound puppy was named in honor of slain Harford County Deputy Patrick Dailey, the sheriff’s office confirmed Thursday.
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Even though he’s in training mode, Dailey’s already making new friends around the state.
Sgt. Dailey was killed in a shootout at an Abingdon Panera Bread earlier this month. He was laid to rest just last week.MORE NEWS: Gov. Hogan Urges Marylanders To Get Vaccine Or Booster Shot Following Discovery Of Omicron Variant
The state police will hold a press conference Monday to formally introduce Dailey.