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.