Sasha, a female German Shepherd/Labrador mix, is a certified canine with Dickinson County Sheriff's Office. Deputy Josh Johnson is Sasha's handler. She was purchased through Midwest K-9 of Des Moines and began her service with the Sheriff's Office on July 11, 2011.
K9 Officer Sasha assists the Dickinson County Sheriff's Office and its Deputies through the detection of narcotics, searching for missing or lost persons, apprehending criminals, searching residence and buildings, and working with schools and service groups within our communities.
Deputy Johnson and K9 Sasha received an award for 1st place top rookie dog in narcotics certification trial in 2015 from the USPCA.
For more information on the Dickinson County Sheriff's Office K-9 program, contact Deputy Johnson.