Ocean Springs Police Department Welcomes K9 Axel

The City of Ocean Springs Police Department welcomed K9 Axel to their staff this week. Axel, who is 14 months old, is a black German shepherd from Czechoslovakia who specializes in tracking, criminal apprehension and narcotics.

“I’m excited to train with Axel to work towards keeping crime low in Ocean Springs,” said K9 Officer Chris Strong. “He is a lovable dog and the Community will enjoy seeing him around town.”

Strong has been a K9 handler for almost 3 years. Axel has 4 more weeks of training before he is a certified patrol K9.

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