K9- The canine (K9) Unit consists of six uniformed handlers and their canine partners. Duties include perimeter security, patrol, tracking and apprehension, narcotic detection, as well as assisting local law enforcement agencies (Mutual Aids and Warrants). Additionally, they work within the community performing demonstrations at local events. The K9 Unit is nationally certified by NAPWDA (North American Police Work Dog Association).


The Teams



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LIEUTENANT JOHN KILRAIN AND K9 LOLEK

Unit Supervisor, Lieutenant Kilrain, has worked with the K9 Unit for the past 21 years. Lt. Kilrain graduated from the Basic Canine Patrol Academy in January 2013 with his current K9 Lolek and in 2016 he was presented with the Correctional Employee of Year Award at the State House. Lt. Kilrain has received numerous Meritorious Recognition awards at the State House for work performed on searches involving a suicidal male, and a female dementia patient. In 2016, Lt. Kilrain and Lolek attended a 12 week. academy at the Plymouth Sheriff’s Department, recently obtaining their Ballistics certification. They are currently certified by the National Police Work Dog Association (NAPWDA). In November 2017, Lt. Kilrain and Lolek received their recertification from NAPWDA


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LIEUTENANT FRANK REYNOLDS AND K9 EGON

Lieutenant Reynolds has been an employee of the NSO since 2004. He became a canine officer in 2013. Lt. Reynolds graduated from the Basic Canine Patrol Academy in January 2014. In 2016, Lt. Reynolds and his current canine, Egon, obtained national certification from NAPWDA in tracking, article recovery and obedience. In 2016, Lt. Reynolds and Egon attended a 12 week. academy at Plymouth Sheriff’s Department, recently obtaining their Ballistics certification. They are currently certified by the National Police Work Dog Association (NAPWDA). In November 2017, Lt. Reynolds and Egon received their recertification from NAPWDA


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OFFICER MIKE MONAGHAN AND K9 RANDY

Officer Monaghan has been employed at the NSO since 2000 and a canine officer since 2013. He graduated from the Plymouth County Canine Narcotics Academy in 2016. Officer Monaghan and his canine partner, Randy, who he rescued from the Easton Animal Shelter, both obtained national certification in narcotics detection from NAPWDA. Officer Monoghan is a member of NORPAC and the South Shore Task Force, a narcotic task force that executes high risk warrants.


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OFFICER KEVIN SHEEHAN AND K9 SAWYER

Officer Sheehan has been employed at the NSO since 1992. Prior to becoming a canine officer, he worked in the inside the facility and in the transportation department. He graduated from the Plymouth County Canine Narcotics Academy in 2016. Officer Sheehan and Sawyer are NAPWDA certified in narcotics detection.


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OFFICER PAUL COLLINS AND K9 AIKO

Officer Collins has been employed at the NSO since 1997. He worked in many posts in the correctional facility and on transportation prior to becoming a canine officer. He graduated from the Plymouth County Canine Narcotics Academy in 2016. Officer Collins’ canine partner, Aiko, is a rescue dog from Tennessee donated to the NSO by the Scituate Animal Shelter. Officer Collins and Aiko are NAPWDA certified in narcotics detection. In November 2017, Officer Collins and Aiko received their recertification from NAPWDA.


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OFFICER JAY DEANGELIS AND K9 BARRON

Officer DeAngelis has been employed at the NSO since 2002. He graduated from the Plymouth County Canine Narcotics Academy in 2016. Officer DeAngelis and his canine partner are NAPWDA certified in narcotics detection. In November 2017, Officer DeAngelis and Barron received their recertification from NAPWDA.






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