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TPD's 1-year-old bloodhound, Officer Jon Jon finds missing girl

Posted at 5:26 PM, Nov 05, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-05 17:26:44-05

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) — The Tallahassee Police Department added a new officer to their team, a one-year-old.

Jon Jon the bloodhound has been with the department for two weeks, and recently completed his first track, helping find a 13-year-old girl.

Handler Paul Osborn, who is also new to the K-9 unit says working and saving lives with Jon Jon has been an incredible experience

"He's a great tool, an incredible dog with skills I could have never imagined, and the opportunity to increase the likelihood of saving individuals who are missing is just an amazing opportunity," said Osborn.

When he's not tracking missing persons, Jon Jon likes to play in the yard with his siblings and loves doggy ice cream.