The Boone County Sheriff’s Office is currently looking for volunteers to be trail layers for the department bloodhounds. The bloodhounds specialize in searching for people in multiple different environments and conditions. The K-9 Division trains once a week. We are looking for highly motivated individuals that meet the following criteria.
• Minimum of 4 hours per training day.
• Physically capable of walking long distances in numerous weather conditions and terrain.
• Be able to follow directions using aerial maps and drawings.
• Be a citizen in good standing
• Submit to a background check.
• Have a working cell phone.
Bloodhound trails cover areas that range from out in the county rural areas to highly populated urban areas. The tracks can range from .5 – 2 miles long and can sometimes be several hours old.
Any person interested in volunteering please contact Sgt. Ryan Musgrave at
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