Stafford Police Department has employed Kansas’ first pit bull police dog – a full-blooded, red nose pit bull named Kano with one blue eye and one brown eye.
The 55-pound puppy was named after a character from Mortal Kombat because of his unique eye color and patches, the Stafford Police Department posted on Facebook.
He is trained in locating marijuana, methamphetamine, cocaine, heroin and ecstasy, but Kano’s handler – Officer Mason Paden – knows that some may be a little apprehensive of a pit bull on the police force.
“I have always been ‘pro-Pit Bull’ these dogs are misunderstood… Just like people dogs are individuals too!,” he posted on Facebook. “Kano and I plan to get out there and help try to change the bad name that so many have given the Pit Bull.”
Why a pit bull?
Kano went through a training program with Universal K9, an organization that trains dogs in San …