The Snohomish County Jail’s drug detection dog is on duty

For the primary time ever there is a drug detection K-9 devoted to the Snohomish County Jail.

Wednesday was K-9 Harley’s first deployment into the jail.

Harley, together with Corrections Deputy Brandon Gloor, searched 32 cells and the shared jail module. No medication have been discovered.

With the rise of the fentanyl disaster, the Snohomish County Jail has had an elevated in overdose incidents, as have many jails in Washington State and throughout the nation.

Almost a year ago an inmate introduced powdered fentanyl into the jail, resulting in 7 inmate overdoses.

Harley and Gloor graduated from the Washington State Department of Corrections K-9 Drug Detection Academy April 11.

Harley is licensed to detect the extra generally seen medication together with fentanyl. She is one of many few canines skilled to detect fentanyl within the state.

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