'Rowdy' joins the force in Kannapolis

'Rowdy' joins the force in Kannapolis
(Source: Kannapolis Police)

KANNAPOLIS, NC (WBTV) - Rowdy is the newest K-9 Officer now serving at the Kannapolis Police Department. Officer Rowdy is a two-year-old Belgian Malinois, born in Hungary.

He and his handler, Officer Alan Galyan, have recently completed intensive training in order to work together as a K-9 unit. They are assigned to the Patrol Unit.

Rowdy is a dual-purpose canine, meaning he is certified in narcotics and tracking, along with handler protection and apprehension.

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