K-9 Unit - Max
Max is a Belgian Malinois who was born on January 10, 2005 in Holland.
Max has a PH1 certificate in KNPV (Royal Dutch Police Dog Association) and
has passed the Mesa PD Patrol Dog School. Max is a new K-9 assigned to a new
handler and became a member of the Mesa Police Department August 1, 2008.
Max is trained in building searches, area searches, high risk
stops and SWAT deployments. Max is soon to be dual trained in
the detection of narcotics.
Max was selected and purchased
from Adlerhorst International in Riverside, California, flown
from Holland to California, and then driven to Arizona, where he
found his new home with Mesa PD.
Max enjoys rough housing
with his handler's Brittany Spaniel and Jack Russell Terrier
off-duty. Max also likes to swim and retrieve anything he can
convince you to throw.
Mesa Police Department
PO Box 1466
Mesa, AZ 85211