Police K9 Teams
Webster Police Departments Current K9 Teams
The Webster Police K9 teams support and assist other police officers, foster community awareness, and work tirelessly to keep the streets crime-free. Each of the three highly trained teams is called upon to conduct searches inside buildings and vehicles, track suspects, and periodically assist neighboring police departments.
The Webster Police Department in late 2012 enhanced its ability to protect and serve the City of Webster with the addition of a third K9 team. This third team will expand the K9 coverage, allowing K9 availability to more of the patrol staff.
In 2012, the K9 teams made over 160 arrests and seized controlled substances including marijuana, cocaine, and a variety of other illegal drugs.
Corporal Cis and K9 Clavo
Corporal Cis and K9 Clavo have been together since May of 2016. K9 Clavo is certified as a narcotic and patrol K9. This incorporates duties such narcotics detection, criminal tracking, criminal apprehension, and searching buildings for criminals. K9 Clavo has been responsible for numerous amounts of arrests in and around the City of Webster. While not on duty, K9 Clavo enjoys watching the outdoor network, spending time with his family, and taking naps. K9 Clavo has proven to be not only a valuable member of the Webster Police Department, but a respected and loved one as well.
Officer Cox and K9 Puio
Officer Cox attended the Alvin Community College Law Enforcement Academy in 2003 and began her career at Brookside Village Police Department as a law enforcement officer. Officer Cox was employed by the Webster Police Department in 2007 and she became a K9 Officer in December 2015. Officer Cox has an Associate Degree in Computer Systems and Networking and holds the following licenses and certifications: Master Peace Officer, TCOLE Instructor, Firearms Instructor, Sexual Assault Special Investigator and Field Training Officer. Officer Cox is a recipient of a Meritorious Service Award on November 2010 and Life Saving Award on May 2016. Employee of the Month on August 2018 as part of a team for Crisis Intervention Training and for the month of February 2020. K9 Puio is a male, German Shepherd dog trained as dual purpose and certified in Narcotics Detection team and Patrol Service team. This K9 Team received the certification through Dogs for Law Enforcement (DLE) since February 2016 and recertifies annually.