BERRIEN COUNTY, Mich. (WNDU) - The Berrien County Sheriff's Office was notified that Mika, one of their K-9's, was recently awarded a health insurance grant through the National Police Dog Foundation.
The grant will pay the health insurance premiums for Mika for one year.
Mika is a 2-year-old female Belgian Malinois and is trained in narcotics detection, tracking and handler protection.
Mika has been a member of the Berrien County Sheriff's Office for the past five months and works and resides with her handler, deputy Jason Haskins.
Only 50 grants were awarded to law enforcement agencies throughout the United States.