By: KDKA-TV News Staff
NEW CASTLE (KDKA) – The New Castle Police Department has a brand new officer.READ MORE: Teenage Girls Accused Of Setting House Fire In Ferndale That Sent Officer, Firefighter To Hospital
The department welcomed its new K-9 officer, Frankie!READ MORE: Cincinnati To Settle Suit In Death Of Student Kyle Plush Who Called 911
Frankie is a two-year-old Dutch Shepard trained for drug detection, tracking, article search, and apprehension.
He will be partnered with Officer Amanda Ventura.MORE NEWS: Penn Hills School District Provides Grief Counseling After Death Of Teacher James Schultz
Officer Ventura says the two have already bonded.