PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WMBB) — The votes are in and the Panama City Police Department’s K-9 Unit received the honorable mention in the annual K-9 grant.
The grant is sponsored by Aftermath, a crime scene cleaning service.
Participating departments put their best pup forward for the public to judge.
Representing Panama City, the department’s newest four-legged officer, Copper.
“We look to expand our program and every time that we can get something a little bit like this to help, it moves us that much closer because it’s a very expensive program,” Panama City Police Chief Mark Smith said.
The department received $250 for its honorable mention.
Chief Smith said every little bit helps them strengthen their team of K-9s.