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CMPD Adds New “Officer”

A K9 unit with a specific mission.

CHARLOTTE, NC — The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department has a new officer. A K9 unit with a specific mission. The department’s Crime Scene Search team spent five months training a special dog to search for human remains. He’s a vital resource for CMPD and other local law enforcement agencies. Meet Morty! The 18-month-old golden retriever is CMPD’s human remains detection dog. “We had…