K-9 Program





Olmsted County Sheriff's Office


Rochester Police Department

Joint Canine Unit





The Olmsted County Sheriff's Office graduated its first dog from the St. Paul Police K9 Academy in June of 1994. 

In 2000 the K9 unit became a joint unit with the Rochester Police Department. 

 The unit currently consists of the following teams:

                Olmsted County K9’s:

Deputy Ryan Mangan – K9 Rajko

Deputy Rian Jones – K9 Jango

Deputy Adam Waletzki – K9 Cobra

Deputy Tysen Mayer - K9 Jasper

              Rochester Police K9’s:

Officer James Logan – K9 Zeke

Officer James Bradley – K9 Duke

Officer James Kennison – K9 Rocco

Officer Eric Redhill – K9 Kola

Officer Blazejak - K9 Riot

Officer Clement - K9 Wrecker

Officer Roussell - K9 Sarge

Officer Pretzloff - K9 Riley

The K9 Unit is under the supervision of OCSO Sgt. Rich Carmack and RPD Sgt. Mike Drees.  We are proud of the service that they provide the community.