K9 UNIT


Sergeant Mark Allen
Sergeant Mark Allen became involved in canine training in the year of 1994 as a Patrolman for the Village of Geneva-Lake Police Department. He then started training his first K9, Bullet, in 1995. The two became a State Certified Canine Team in June of 1996 until 2001. Sadly in June of 2001 his K9 partner passed away from cancer. Then, in Octoer of 2001, K9 Mick and Sergeant Allen became a State Certified Canine Team to present. In December 2002 Sergeant Allen received his Canine Evaluator Certification. He holds North American Police Work Dog Association Certifications with K9 Bullet and to present with K9 Mick. Deputy Allen and K9 Mick have received three Department Commedations for On Duty Job Performances. Sergeant Allen was voted Deputy of the Year for 2009.


To Contact Sergeant Mark Allen-
PH: 440-576-3509
Email: mallen@ashtabulacounty.us

 


Deputy Anthony M. Mino

Deputy Anthony M. Mino has been in Law Enforcement since 1990. The last eight years with the Ashtabula County Sheriff's Department. He has been a K9 handler since 2005. His K9 partner is Nala, a Belgium Malinois, who was born in 2008. Nala is trained in narcotics, building searches, area search, tracking and suspect apprehension. Deputy Mino likes to hunt, fish and spending time with his two children.

 

 

To Contact Deputy Anthony M. Mino-
PH: 440-576-3509
Email: amino@ashtabulacounty.us

 

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Sergeant Jim Kemmerle

Sergeant Jim Kemmerle has been in Law Enforcement since 1994 and joined the Sheriff's Department in 2004. He has been a K9 handler since 2001. His current partner, Cain, is a sable German Shepherd born in March, 2006. He is a dual purpose dog, trained to detect narcotics (Marijuana, cocaine, crack cocaine, heroin and methamphetamine) and in tracking, building and area searches, and handler protection.

To Contact Sergeant Jim Kemmerle-
PH: 440-576-3509
Email: jkemmerle@ashtabulacounty.us