Lewiston Police name newest K9

LEWISTON, N.Y. (WIVB) — The Lewiston Police Department has announced the name of the K9 partner for Officer Strafford. After receiving more than 1,000 suggestions from the public, they settled on the name “Taser”.

Officer Stafford’s K9 partner Radar passed away in May after being diagnosed with spleen cancer. Radar was the first K9 in the history of Lewiston Police.

Taser is an 18-month-old male German Shepherd with German and Slovak heritage.

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