Du Quoin Officers Introduce K-9 Unit



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The Du Quoin Police Department is currently welcoming a new member to their team. Officers introduced their new K-9 unit during Monday night’s City Council meeting. Funding for the K-9 has come from drug seizure money and funds raised from selling “Back the Blue” bracelets. The K-9 has been name Booker to honor former police chief Jim Booker. The chief passed away in 2007 after being with the department for more than 30 years and serving as chief from 2004-2007.