By: KDKA-TV News Staff
WASHINGTON COUNTY (KDKA) — K-9 Sammi is the latest deputy to join the Washington County Sheriff’s Office.READ MORE: Allegheny County Jail Oversight Board Votes To End Training By Contractor Hired To Train Corrections Officers
The Sheriff’s Office says Sammi is named after Sheriff Sam Romano, who put the K-9 program together for the department.READ MORE: Pfizer Says COVID-19 Vaccine Works In Kids Ages 5 To 11
Sammi is a 2-year-old Belgium Malinois and will be working alongside K-9 OBIE, who is retiring in November.MORE NEWS: 3 Medical Helicopters Called To Crash In Butler County
Both K-9s will be performing and sharing duties until that time.