Sarpy County Sheriff’s Office K9 retires

Staack retired after serving six years with the Sarpy County Sheriff's Office.
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LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – Staack, a Sarpy County Sheriff’s Office K9, has officially retired after six years of service.

The Sarpy County Board of Commissioners made the announcement on Tuesday.  Staack will continue to live with his handler, Dep. Jason Jones.

Staack was born in Germany in 2012 and began serving for the Sarpy County Sheriff’s Office in 2015.  He was certified in narcotics detection, patrol, tracking and evidence recovery.

During Staack’s time as a K9 officer, he helped detect 3,8000 pounds of marijuana in a storage facility.

Sarpy County Sheriff Jeff Davis presented Staack with a basket full of bones, treats and toys.

The board also recognized Dr. Erich Rachwitz from Twin Creek Animal Hospital, who saved Staack’s life on two separate occasions.

Staack was named after investigator Rick Staack, who passed away in 2013.

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