Police Service Dog (PSD or K-9)

All K-9's are certified before they join the Council Bluffs Police Department.  The K-9 teams belong to a metro area training group, where they meet weekly to hone their skills.  Information listed under the officers & partners name refers to the PSD, not the handler.

Officer Boldra and PSD Olaf

Ty and Olaf

Officer McClure and PSD Ares

  • Born: March 21, 2017 in Random, Poland.
  • Started: December 2018 after 3 months of training.
  • Breed:  Belgian Malinois 
  • Certifications:
    • Patrol
    • Narcotics
    • Tracking / wind scenting
    • Evidence location
  • Hobbies: fishing and boating with his handler
  • Favorite treat: "pup cups" at Scooters

Ken and Ares

Officer McCord and PSD Rudy

  • Born: August 28, 2017 in Berghem, Netherlands
  • Started: 2018 after training.
  • Breed:  Dutch Shepard
  • Certifications:
    • Patrol
    • Narcotics
  • Hobbies: playing fetch and belly rubs
  • Favorite toy: The Kong

Rudy McCord

Officer Klement and PSD Houser

  • Born: June 5, 2020 in Mako, Hungary
  • Started: October 2021.
  • Breed:  Belgian Malinois 
  • Certifications:
    • Patrol
    • Narcotics
    • Tracking 
  • Hobbies: playing fetch and jumping on everything
  • Favorite toy: tennis balls

Alex and Houser