police canine http://wvxu.org en MUPD canine retires http://wvxu.org/post/mupd-canine-retires <p>Earlier this year Miami University's first police canine retired. On Monday the university held a retirement ceremony for <a href="http://www.units.muohio.edu/police/community-policing/k9" target="_blank">Ero</a>, the German Shepherd who has been with the department since 2005.</p><p>Ero continues to live with his handler, Officer Keith Hibbard, and Hibbard's new K-9 partner, <a href="http://wvxu.org/post/miami-u-canine-team-part-napolitano-security-detail" target="_blank">Figo</a>.</p><p>In an interview posted on Miami's website, Officer Hibbard says:</p> Mon, 21 Oct 2013 20:46:41 +0000 Tana Weingartner 18665 at http://wvxu.org MUPD canine retires Miami U canine team part of Napolitano security detail http://wvxu.org/post/miami-u-canine-team-part-napolitano-security-detail <p></p><p></p><p>Miami University's newest canine officer is part of the security team for Monday's visit by Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano.</p><p>Miami's <a href="http://www.units.muohio.edu/police/community-policing/k9" target="_blank">first police dog</a>, Ero, retired earlier this year. His replacement is a 1-1/2 year old Belgian Malinois&nbsp; named Figo. He and handler, Officer Keith Hibbard are hard at work today helping local and national authorities with the Secretary's appearance at the Fraternal Order of Police National Convention.</p> Mon, 12 Aug 2013 07:06:00 +0000 Tana Weingartner 16028 at http://wvxu.org Miami U canine team part of Napolitano security detail