The Chenango County Sheriff’s Office - Patrol Division currently has one (1) New York State Certified

 “K-9" Police Dog.  The K-9 team of  Deputy Joshua Gould  and  his partner “Elvis” are both New York

State certified in Narcotic Detection and the Tracking of humans.  The Sheriff’s Office utilizes it’s  K-9 patrols

for searches:  lost or missing persons / children, illegal narcotics, suspects, vehicles, buildings and the Chenango

County Correctional Facility. The K-9 patrols also are available for assisting other local Law Enforcement agencies

with various searches and K-9 demonstrations for local schools and organizations. The K-9 Units  are very valuable

“crime fighting and crime prevention” tools being utilized by the Sheriff’s Office on a daily basis.        


K-9 Team: Deputy Joshua Gould and “Elvis”


           Deputy Josh Gould has been a member of the Sheriff’s Office - Road Patrol Division since 2003. 

Deputy Gould’s partner “Elvis” is the newest addition to the Sheriff’s Office K-9 program.  “Elvis” is a five (5)

year old black & tan German Shepard police dog from the Czech Republic.  Deputy Gould & “Elvis” became

NYS Certified in July of 2005 at the Broome County Police K-9 Academy.  In 2008, Deputy Gould & Elvis were involved in the following searches:


             14 Vehicle & Houses Searches for Narcotics

             8 Searches for Missing or Wanted Persons

             5 K-9 Demonstrations

             3 School Searches

             23 Correctional Facility Searches


             53 Total Searches in 2008 resulting in 3 Criminal Arrests.


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