BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The Anne Arundel County Sheriff’s Office is giving the public the opportunity to help them name their new K9 officer.
Their current K9 Grim, a dual purpose Patrol and Bomb Detection K9, is set to retire in March.READ MORE: Baltimore County Officer Opened Fire On Driver Trying To Flee Traffic Stop: Police
The sheriff’s office has purchased Grim’s replacement, a male Dutch Shepard, but need some help naming their new four-legged officer, who is undergoing basic training and is scheduled to start in April.
Children who are in 1st-5th grade in Anne Arundel County can send in their submissions for the new K9’s name.
The entries should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org, and include the student’s name, grade, school, and their name for the new K9. Submissions have to be made by January 31.READ MORE: No. 17 UConn Holds Off Maryland-Eastern Shore 72-63
The top three finalists will be chosen by Sheriff Bateman, with the winner receiving a $25 gift certificate to Mission BBQ, a K9 demonstration for their class, and the winner and his/her principal will appear on the Anne Arundel’s Most Wanted TV show.
The two runner-ups will get $25 gift certificates to Mission BBQ.
The sheriff’s office’s current K9s, two German Shepherds and a Belgian Malinois, are named Carlo, Jango(Fett) and Chase.
Don’t forget! The deadline for entries to email@example.com is January 31.MORE NEWS: Shootout Between Cars Speeding In Hampden Rattles Otherwise Quiet Neighborhood