K-9 Unit Spotlight: Barrientes & Falco

K-9 Unit Spotlight: Barrientes & Falco

All About Officer Barrientes and his K-9 Partner Falco: It’s certainly not an ordinary dog’s life for Falco. He has spent the past 2 years protecting and working alongside Officer Barrientes. When the pair finds themselves in harm’s way or on a difficult mission,...
K-9 Unit Spotlight: Davila & Arrow

K-9 Unit Spotlight: Davila & Arrow

Say Hello to Arrow and Officer Davila: Arrow, a member of the SAPD K-9 unit for 2 years is a 4-year-old Belgian Malinois. His handler, Officer Davila, has been a part of the K-9 unit for 8 years and hasn’t turned back. He’s been working with his K-9 Arrow for a little...
Officer Spotlight: Amanda Viera

Officer Spotlight: Amanda Viera

Even as a child, Amanda Viera knew she wanted to be a police officer. Some of her earliest memories include seeing her mom in uniform and knowing how proud she was to wear it. Growing up in a law enforcement home meant that she got a first-hand look at what it means...
K-9 Unit Spotlight: Reich & Wylie

K-9 Unit Spotlight: Reich & Wylie

Meet Officer Reich and Wylie: Growing up with hunting dogs and being around dogs for most of his life, Officer Travis Reich looked at joining the K-9 unit as an opportunity to work with animals while continuing to serve his community. Officer Reich has been working in...
K-9 Unit Spotlight: Trigo & Duke

K-9 Unit Spotlight: Trigo & Duke

Meet Officer Trigo and Duke: A K-9 officer and his dog are a 24-hour a day package. Where you usually only see your coworkers 8 hours a day, this co-worker becomes family. Because of this, there is a deep level of trust between a handler and his canine partner. They...
5 Scams Targeting Seniors

5 Scams Targeting Seniors

The elderly are targeted by scammers more than any other group. While most people know to ignore unsolicited or “too good to be true” offers, seniors tend to have more time and are more trusting than most. That’s music to a scammer’s ears! Here are 5 scams seniors, in...