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Millie Joins Sterling Police Department

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The Sterling Police Department is announcing the arrival of their next Comfort DogMillieMillie arrived at the SPD on Friday, April 19, 2024 and is currently eight weeks oldMillie hails from Harvestime Kennel in Menasha, WI, and holds the AKC name of Harvestime’s One In A Million

Millie will be replacing Comfort Dog Brinkley, who will be retiring on June 12th, 2024A Meet & Greet, as well as a Retirement Party, will be announced at future dates

Quote from Chief Alex Chavira:

We are excited to welcome Comfort Dog Millie and Community Service Officer Mary Toth to the Sterling Police Department. They will continue to build on our commitment to community policing by way of positive interactions with the citizens of Sterling through our Comfort Dog Program. We wish Brinkley and CSO Tekla Martin a happy retirement and we thank them for their commitment to the Sauk Valley Area over the past 7 years.

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