K-9 Sammi will be serving alongside K-9 OBIE.

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

WASHINGTON COUNTY (KDKA) — K-9 Sammi is the latest deputy to join the Washington County Sheriff’s Office.

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The Sheriff’s Office says Sammi is named after Sheriff Sam Romano, who put the K-9 program together for the department.

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Sammi is a 2-year-old Belgium Malinois and will be working alongside K-9 OBIE, who is retiring in November.

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Both K-9s will be performing and sharing duties until that time.