Statesville Police Department welcomes new K9 team

Officer A. Berens and her K9 Deizel have been certified by the United Police Work Dog Association (UPWDA) for work. 

The Statesville Police Department has a new K9 team on the watch. 

The department says Office A. Berens and her K9 Diezel have been certified through the United Police Work Dog Association for work in the areas of narcotics, tracking, apprehension, article search, area search and building search. 

Officer Berens and Deizel have spent the past few months in the department's canine handler school. They'll begin working on the road with the Delta Patrol Squad this week. 

Congratulations to Officer Berens and Deizel!