K-9 Boris (handler, Officer John Ford) was an 11 year old Dutch Shepherd with CSPD for 9 years. Boris was trained in Patrol
to include tracking. Boris years of service included:
- 591 total K-9 deployments.
- 207 total tactical related deployments.
- Located 47 suspects as a result of a K-9 search.
- In 2005, K-9 Boris was the second place finisher in the United States Police.
- Canine Association, Region 14 PD-1 (Police Dog 1) trials.
Boris was diagnosed with Throat cancer and had to be retired immediately in April of 2013. He unfortunately died of his cancer on September 18, 2013.