The Carrollton Police Department’s K-9 Unit is comprised of Cpl. Anthony Johnson, who handles K-9 “Kilo”, a Belgian Malinois, who is trained in narcotics detection and tracking.
Cpl. Anthony Johnson and Kilo
Cpl. Anthony Johnson has been a Carrollton Police Officer for nearly 14 years. He began his career in 2001, assigned to “D” Shift patrol. He transferred to “B” Shift, then to the Traffic Division in 2007. In 2012, he transferred to the Drug Suppression Unit/Aggressive Criminal Enforcement Unit as a street level narcotics investigator. During his time with DSU/ACE, he was assigned K-9 “Max”. In October of 2013, Cpl. Johnson was transferred back to the Patrol Division assigned with the task of helping to establish a K-9 Unit consisting of multiple dogs.
Cpl. Johnson is currently assigned to the Carrollton Housing Authority as their liaison between them and the Police Department.
Cpl. Johnson and his partner, K-9 “Kilo” stay proactive in the Housing Authority’s properties by attending events sponsored by the communities and conducting classes for “at-risk” youth, explaining the consequences of drugs, bullying, gangs, etc. He also assists with some of the administrative duties in the Housing Authority’s properties.
Cpl. Johnson utilizes his K-9 partner for drug searches throughout the community, but he also uses his partner as a community relations tool. K-9 “Kilo” loves kids and interaction with almost anyone he meets.
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