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Two K-9 officers join Vicksburg Police Department

The Vicksburg Police Department announced Thursday the addition of two K-9 officers.

In the release, the department welcomed K-9 Nadia, a 2-year-old Belgian Malinois trained and certified in narcotics detection and tracking through Southern State K-9 in Hattiesburg. Nadia is assigned to the patrol division with handler Officer Matthew Barnes.

K-9 Kilo is a 3-year-old Dutch Shepherd trained and certified in narcotics detection, tracking and apprehension through National Narcotic Detector Dog Association. Kilo is assigned to the narcotics division with handler Officer Donnie Heggins.

“We are very excited to have K-9 Nadia and K-9 Kilo at the Vicksburg Police Department. They are a welcome addition to the Vicksburg Police Department family,” Vicksburg Police Chief Milton Moore said. “Together they will assist the police department in patrol and narcotics divisions.”

The two K-9 officers join K-9 Cezar, who was already with the department.

About Tim Reeves

Tim Reeves, and his wife Stephanie, are the parents of three children, Sarah Cameron, Clayton and Fin, who all attend school in the Vicksburg Warren School District. The family are members of First Baptist Church Vicksburg. Tim is involved in a number of civic and volunteer organizations including the United Way of West Central Mississippi and serves on the City of Vicksburg's Riverfront Redevelopment Committee.

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