The Police at Carlow University recently added a
new member to their team. Welcome K-9 Officer Duke! This
officer comes to Carlow from Indiana, Pennsylvania, and is a four-month-old German Shepard.
Partnered with Lt. Chris Fabec, Duke will be extensively trained
in explosive detection and will be seen at campus related events.
He will be trained as a single-purpose dog, and not trained for
apprehension. He is believed to be the first K-9 Officer
for Carlow University. He is full of energy and is currently
in the socialization portion of his training.
Although Duke is a dog, he is still a tool for the Carlow Police
Department. He may be actively engaged in a working mentality, so
please ask his handler, Lt. Fabec, to engage prior to freely petting
Duke shared a little more about himself with us:
What is your favorite Carlow memory so far?
All the ladies of
the West Wing giving me hugs and kisses.
Who would you most like to swap places with for a day?
handler, so I could tell him what to do.
If you could be any animal, which would you be?
Clearly, a German
Shepard! Just the adult version, because I am eager to start
Who inspires you?
Rin Tin Tin.
If you could visit anywhere in the world you've never been,
where would you go?
Huntington, CA -- they have the best dog
What's your secret talent that no one knows about?
I am really good at bringing smiles to people's faces, and
brightening their days!
What is your favorite quote?
"What counts is not necessarily the
size of the dog in the fight; it's the size of the fight in the
Do you have advice for the Carlow students?
Although I am very
friendly, please ask before you try to touch me.
Follow Police at Carlow University on Facebook to keep up with
Duke and the rest of the Carlow Police team.