Saugerties Police Department
Police K9 Mikey & Officer Rushkoski
The Saugerties Police Department is currently comprised of two canines. Sara is a dual purpose dog utilized for patrol and narcotic detection. Sara’s handler is Sergeant Michael Craft. The K9 unit is deployed for various functions including tracking, crowd control, building and narcotic searches, and public relations. The police department and the community continue to benefit from the specialized service that the unit affords in the field of law enforcement.
A new addition to the Saugerties Police K-9 team. Canine "Mikey" and his handler Officer Jermey Rushkoski. Mikey is a duel purpose dog tarined in explosives detection and patrol. The canine was procurred through a grant from DHS. In November Mikey will graduate from canine school and join the patrol division.
Police K9 Sara & Sergeant Craft