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State’s newest officers have a nose for narcotics

Washington State Patrol K-9 officer Storm will be commissioned on Tuesday morning.
Washington State Patrol K-9 officer Storm will be commissioned on Tuesday morning. Washington State Patrol

Five Washington State Patrol narcotic detection dogs were commissioned by Chief John Batiste on Tuesday at the Capitol Campus.

The K9 officers names are Brakken, Chief, Molly, Storm and Moose.

“These K9 teams are essential to the safety and security of Washington State and its citizens,” the department said in a news release.

The commissioning ceremony was at the General Administration Building, 210 11th Ave. SW, Olympia.

Lisa Pemberton: 360-754-5433, @Lisa_Pemberton

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