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
|Sergeant Vaughn and K9 "Kyra"
Sergeant Vaughn has been with the Webster Police Department since August
of 2006 and currently holds an advanced peace officer certification,
police instructor certification, firearms instructor certification, and
field training officer certification. Sergeant Vaughn and his 5 year old
female German Shepherd “Kyra”, who was imported from the Czech
Republic, have been a k-9 team since December of 2009.
and Kyra are currently assigned to night shift “A” patrol, where their
primary duties are narcotics enforcement and interdiction. Kyra is
trained to detect the odors of narcotics such as marijuana, cocaine,
methamphetamines, heroin, and the derivatives of these illegal
substances. Kyra is also trained in the tracking of human suspects and
article searches which would have evidentiary value.
|Officer Cis and K9 Clavo
Police Officer Brandon Cis has recently teamed up
with K-9 Clavo to work together and fight crime in Webster. Clavo is a
2-year-old German Shepherd who has worked with Webster PD since January
2015 and Cis has been working in Webster since August 2015. Clavo is
trained in criminal apprehension, narcotic detection, and human
|Officer Muniz and K9 Puio
Officer Muniz graduated from the Alvin Community College police academy in Spring 2003 and began her career as a police officer for the Brookside Village Police Dept. Officer Muniz has been with the Webster Police Department since September of 2007 and currently holds a TCOLE Master peace officer license, police instructor certification, firearms instructor certification, GLOCK armorer, sexual assault special investigator, intoxylizer operator and field training officer certification. Officer Muniz was presented with a Meritorious Service Award on November 2010 and a Life Saving Award on May 2016 by the City of Webster.
Officer Muniz and her 3 year old male German Shepherd “Puio”, who was imported from Poland, have been a K9 team since December of 2015. Officer Muniz and K9 Puio are currently assigned to night shift “A” patrol, where their primary duties are narcotics enforcement and interdiction. K9 Puio is trained to detect the odors of narcotics such as marijuana, cocaine, methamphetamines and heroin. K9 Puio is also trained in the tracking of human suspects, article search, building searches, criminal apprehension and handler protection.