Florida Fish and Wildlife K-9 Sniffs Out Fleeing Armed Robbery Suspect
By Space Coast Daily // March 17, 2016
suspect currently in jail with no bond
K-9 Officer Bret Gill andBret Gill were called in to assist the Sheriff’s Office after an armed robbery suspect fled the scene of the crime.
K-9 Friar picked up the scent of the fleeing suspect and led the officers to the apartment where the man was hiding. The suspect had seven warrants for various crimes, was arrested and is currently in jail with no bond.
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission consists of 1,947 full-time-equivalent employees, including more than 700 sworn law enforcement officers.
More than 900 other personal services employees also work for the FWC. All personnel work together to protect and manage more than 575 species of wildlife, 200 species of freshwater fish and 500 species of saltwater fish.
The FWC works to balance the needs of these fish and wildlife species and the habitats that support them with the needs of Florida’s nearly 19 million residents and the millions of people who visit the state each year.
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