Red Cliff Band seeks to add K-9 unit to battle drug trafficking

A view of the Red Cliff Reservation in Wisconsin. Photo by Bjoertvedt / Wikimedia Commons

Red Cliff Band of Lake Superior Chippewa in Wisconsin is seeking to add a K-9 unit to its police force, NNCNOW reports.

Police chief Bill Mertig said a K-9 unit will help address drug trafficking on the reservation. Heroin and methamphetamine use have exploded in the last several months.

Mertig is seeking to raise funds to purchase a dog and train someone to handle the dog.

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Red Cliff Band: Tribal force considers K-9 unit (NNCNOW 5/13)

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