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Kimball Police To Get Drug Dog

K-9 Will Sniff For Marijuana, Meth & Other Substances

The Kimball Police Department received approval on two items at the Kimball City Council meeting on Feb. 20.

A CargoGlide for a department pickup received approval for this budget season, and the council approved the purchase of a drug dog for the 2024-25 budget year.

The CargoGlide, priced at $5,657.99, will provide storage for traffic cones, spikes, pepperballs, evidence collection kits, ballistic shields and instructor gear.

Chief Jose Ruiz also received approval for a canine program to be started; this would include a female yellow lab. The dog is currently 6 months old and being train...