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Ector County Sheriff's Office to receive brand-new K-9 officer

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ECTOR COUNTY, TX (KWES) -

The Ector County Sheriff's Office will be getting a brand-new K-9 officer from Albuquerque and it's free.

They'll accept the gift at the next commissioner's court.

The K-9 is fully trained in protection, tracking and drug detection.

The donation means they'll now have two K-9 officers.

"That'll make our K-9's virtually available for 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. There shouldn't ever be a time where we don't have a dog available for drug detection or suspect location or something to that effect," said Ector County Sheriff, Mike Griffis.

The next Ector County Commissioner's Court meeting is Monday.

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