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Meet Otis
K-9 Otis served with the Christiansburg Police Department beginning in 2005 until his retirement. K-9 Otis was purchased from Augusta K-9 Services. K-9 Otis and his handler also attended the company's six-week basic K-9 school. 

Work With Narcotics
K-9 Otis was certified as a narcotics team through the Virginia Police Workdog Association and was required to certify annually in drug detection. Otis was certified to detect: methamphetamine, marijuana, hash, heroin, and cocaine. 

K-9 Otis was instrumental in drug interdiction in the NRV, leading to numerous seizures of drugs and cash. K-9 Otis was responsible for searching vehicles, buildings, luggage, open areas, packages and anything that might contain narcotics.