A heroic K9 named Bane earned credit for finding two lost children in the woods of Powhatan, Virginia, just before nightfall on March 23.
The Powhatan Sheriff’s office is currently facing budgetary challenges, like many departments around the country. Resources are limited, and officials are tasked with figuring out which programs to keep and which to reduce or eliminate altogether.
However, after the search, the Powhatan Sheriff’s Office commended the Bane and mentioned how indispensable the K-9 program was to their community.
K-9 Officer Bane posed proudly on top of a patrol car shortly after completing a successful rescue search for two 8-year-old children.
Maintaining a K-9 program is expensive and very time consuming and that is why many agencies the size of the Powhatan…