Newest addition to Cass County K-9 Squad hits the streets


March 31st, 2012 by Ric Hanson

The latest 4-legged addition to the Cass County Sheriff’s Department’s K-9 Unit has completed his training, is certified, and has hit the streets running.

Dep. Corey Larsen & K-9 Partner Mufasa (photo from I80 K9)

Mufasa (pronounced “Moo-Fah-Suh”) joins his partner, Deputy Corey Larsen, in comprising the second of the county’s two k-9 units. The dog was purchased earlier this year from I-80 K-9.

With the addition of Mufasa, the Cass County Sheriff’s Department now has two, certified k-9 Units. The other unit is Deputy Kyle Quist and his partner, “Kane.”

Dep. Kyle Quist & k-9 partner Kane (Photo - Cass Co. S/O)

Kane was purchased by the Cass County Sheriff’s Office in April of 2007 with drug seizure funds. He’s a German Shepherd and is trained as a dual purpose K9. Kane can located narcotics, apprehend criminals, knows handler protection, tracking, and how to conduct article searches.