MARIETTA, Ga — A Marietta police K-9 officer retired after seven years of work, the department announced Wednesday.
The dog named Jacquo is an eight-year-old Belgian Malinois originally from France.
Marietta K-9 Officer Jacquo officially retired from law enforcement today. He joined the Marietta Police Department and officially went into service in January 2016.
He was partnered with Officer Powell throughout his entire career.
Jacquo was trained and certified in narcotics detection, article search, tracking, obedience, and criminal apprehension. He was assigned to work evening watch, as well as part of the MPD Crime Interdiction Unit.
MPD Officers that worked with Jacquo have long revered him as a reliable, focused, tenacious partner always ready to help.
In the seven years Jacquo worked for our community he was deployed more than 530 times, leading to over 180 arrests.
He was also called to assist numerous times with neighboring law enforcement agencies, and federal partners including the DEA, HSI, and HIDTA. He was also active in the public, performing countless school demonstrations.
The department thanked Jacquo for his service and wished him “plenty of rest, steak dinners, and belly rubs in his retirement.”
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