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July 15, 2013

Picayune schools buy drug dog

PICAYUNE, Miss. — The Picayune Municipal Separate School District has purchased its own drug canine.

The Picayune Items reports (http://bit.ly/12reF6d ) the board considered a policy revision last week regarding school searches, the addition of canine searches.

Brent Harrell, assistant superintendent, says the policy will not become official until later this month.

The 10-month-old single-purpose drug dog is a black, crossbred, American-Irish Labrador retriever named Ace.

Harrell says Ace will cover all of the schools in the district. He says Ace was purchased from Deep South K-9 Consultants, LLC. for $5,500 and he will be solely for the school district's use.

 

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