Staff ReportNewsWest 9
JAL, N.M. - The Jal Police Department added a new furry friend to their force.
The department inducted their first K-9 unit earlier this month.
The new K-9, Richie, will help with finding drugs and tracking down suspects who flee from police.
Richie completed training at the end of November.
His owner, Officer Gabriel Juarez, also went through training with the new four legged officer.