K-9 Unit Team Members
Officer Pawlak and K-9 Usher
Officer Pawlak began working with the K-9 program in 1998. K-9 Usher and Officer Pawlak became partners in April of 2013. At home, Usher is a fun loving dog and enjoys to interact with her family. Usher is a purebred, sable color, German Shepherd with hazel colored eyes. Officer Pawlak received Usher from Steinig Tal Kennel located in Campbellsport, Wi. He is a dual purpose K-9 with a high drive for locating narcotics. He is good at tracking and is a fast learner.
Officer Gorecki and K-9 Arkon
Officer Gorecki and K-9 Arkon became partners in July of 2013. Officer Gorecki began working with the K-9 program in 2006 as a decoy with Milwaukee County. K-9 Arkon is a dual purpose K-9, which means he is trained in patrol duties and narcotics detection. Some patrol duties include suspect and crowd control, escorting, handler protection and apprehension. In narcotics detection he is trained to find marijuana, cocaine, heroin and methamphetamine. When not at work, K-9 Arkon enjoys an endless game of fetch and just being a normal dog.
Officer Laird and K-9 Hawk
Officer Laird has been with the House of Correction for 9 years. He started training with his K-9 partner Hawk on Oct. 21, 2013. Hawk is from a small town in Germany called Schaafheim. Hawk has a high drive for narcotics and tracking. In our downtime, Hawk likes to play and interact with children.
Officer Smith and K-9 Fax
Officer Smith has been a K9 handler since 2005 and with the House of Correction since 1997. He is actively working towards his K9 instructor certification. K9 Fax is a dual purpose K9 proficient in narcotics detection and patrol work. He is currently the only active cell phone trained K9 in the agency. During our off time he loves playing in the snow and just being a dog.
Officer Wyman and K-9 Conner
Officer Wyman received K-9 Conner on July 8, 2013, he will be 2 years old May 2014. Conner is from a town named Rodenbach in Germany, his coat is sable with hazel eyes. On his down time from work he loves to play with the other dog at home and play with his toys. Conner is a dual purpose dog, he is good at tracking and crowd control.
Officer Orcholski and K-9 Nikos
K-9 Officer Nikos was born in the Czech Republic in November 2005. He is short haired, Black and Tan German Shepherd. Nikos is a great tracker who loves kids and to go for walks in the woods at Grant Park.