Officer Joe Metz & “Yankee"
In April of 2014 Officer Joseph Metz and Yankee Vom Haus Vortkamp, aka Yankee, became partners and started their training together. In 2014 they were sent to a rigorous 5-week police dog patrol school through the Inglis Police Dog Academy. READ MORE
Officer Juan “JC" Rodriguez & “Rover"
Officer Juan “JC” Rodriguez is partnered with “Rover”. JC and Rover joined the team in September 2014. Rover was born on August 4, 2012 in Germany as “Enjo vom Cap Arkona” and was purchased with a donation from Land Rover Jaguar Ventura. The name “Rover” was added on their behalf. READ MORE
Officer Trevor Hrynyk & “Jag"
In March of 2016 officer Hrynyk was selected as VPD’s next K-9 handler. He was paired up with “Jag" formerly known as Bronko von Schiffilache. Officer Hrynyk and “Jag" completed a rigorous 5-week patrol school at the Inglis Police Dog Academy in February 2016 and have been patrolling the streets of Ventura ever since. READ MORE
Officer Keith Therrien & “Yoschi"
Officer Keith Therrien is partnered with Yoschi Vom Haus Vortkamp aka Yoschi. Officer Therrien and Yoschi were partnered together in May of 2016 where they attended the Inglis Police Dog Academy. Yoschi was trained in basic obedience, tracking, and apprehension. Yoschi was purchased through donations made by Ventura Baptist Church. READ MORE