By: KDKA-TV News Staff
WHITEHALL BOROUGH (KDKA) — A K9 officer with the Whitehall Borough Police Department is getting decked out with some new technology.READ MORE: Pine-Richland Students And Parents Show Support For Coach Eric Kasperowicz At Rally
K9 Officer Finn is now equipped with a GPS tracking device.READ MORE: West Virginia Lifts Social Gathering Limit, Allows Maskless Exercising
Police say that the device attaches to Finn’s collar and helps the department by providing real time tracking and monitoring through an app.MORE NEWS: New Jersey Man Dies In Pennsylvania Skydiving Accident
Officers say that this type of technology can be useful to help map out the route of travel during search operations or retracing a suspect’s flight path for evidence.