Officer & K-9 Partner Retiring Together

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX - One of the departmet's first police dogs will soon be enjoying life at home as a canine citizen. His longtime handler Senior Officer Jason Lavastida, a 20 year veteram, won't be far away as the crime fighting duo are retiring together.

Indy was trained in taking down suspects, sniffing out drugs and helping keep his human police partners safe. This last year the German Shepherd worked with Officer Devin Haywood.

After patrolling the streets of Corpus Christi for nearly six years, Lavastida said it's time for Indy to relax and enjoy life, just being "man's best friend."

Congratulations Senior Officer Lavastida and Indy and thank you for your service.