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New K-9 officer starts with Cape Girardeau Police Department

Patrolman Steiner and Dallas (Source: Cape Girardeau Police Department) Patrolman Steiner and Dallas (Source: Cape Girardeau Police Department)
Dallas is a German Shepherd (Source: Cape Girardeau Police Department) Dallas is a German Shepherd (Source: Cape Girardeau Police Department)
CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) -

There's a new officer on patrol in Cape Girardeau, Missouri and he has four legs.

K-9 Dallas and his handler, Patrolman Eric Steiner, recently completed their initial eight-week training program.

Dallas is a German Shepherd. He joined the department as a result of the "Pay for the Pups" campaign.

According to a department spokesperson, the agency hopes to expand the K-9 unit to four police dogs through the "Pay for the Pups" campaign.

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