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Williamson County Schools could soon be getting its first-ever therapy dog

WILLIAMSON COUNTY, Tenn. (WZTV) — A school district in Middle Tennessee could soon be getting its first-ever therapy dog. Nashville K-9 has been working with the Williamson County Sheriff’s Office in a joint effort to train Bolo—an 18-month-old Lagotto Romagnolo—for Williamson County Schools. “This dog is a therapy dog that will help kids process their day-to-day stressors,”…

Meet Bolo, the new therapy dog for Williamson County Schools, Franklin Special

FRANKLIN, Tenn. (WTVF) — The Williamson County Sheriff’s Office is welcoming a new member to the team: Bolo the dog. “It kind of makes sense, it’s law enforcement related: ‘be on the look out’,” said Sgt. Jacob Morley. Complete with his own badge, Bolo is charged with bringing smiles to all he meets. He’ll be…

Williamson County Schools gets first therapy dog

WILLIAMSON COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) – Williamson County school resource officers have a new tool working to help troubled kids and anxious students. It’s a four footed pup who is now the school district’s first therapy dog. The 18-month-old dog’s name is Biolo, or BOLO for short; he’s a Lagotto Romangnolo, an Italian truffle hunting dog….

Man’s best friend helping officers crack child exploitation cases

FRANKLIN, Tenn. (WTVF) — Child exploitation cases are increasing across the country, and detectives are working hard to lock up offenders. “People are sharing it over the internet at rates, you know, 10 or 15 years ago wasn’t possible,” Williamson County Sheriff’s Office Digital Forensic Examiner Paul Lusk explained. Paul Lusk works in the basement…

Williamson County K-9 helps Internet Crimes Task Force indict 15 people over summer

WILLIAMSON COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) — It can take as little as a few seconds for an eight-year-old black lab name Remi to sniff out an SD card or even a cell phone. “Remi looks for electronic devices that may be hidden,” said Lee Eaves. Eaves is Remi’s handler The two met four years ago when…

Williamson County police dog helps detect online child sex crimes

FRANKLIN, Tenn. (WZTV) — A police dog in Middle Tennessee is responsible for assisting in online child sex crime investigations that led to the indictment of 15 people since the spring. K-9 Officer Remi is Tennessee’s first electronic detection dog. She can locate hidden storage devices that may contain evidence in criminal cases. The Williamson…