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Posted on: August 19, 2022

Hennepin County Sheriff's Office K9 Brody To Celebrate Retirement Aug 21 At GV Humane Society

THCSO K9 Brodyhe Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office (HCSO) invites the community to celebrate K9 Brody, who is retiring after nine years in the K9 unit. Before he leaves the force to live as a family pet, K9 Brody is taking on one final assignment: To help local dogs and other animals find loving “forever homes.”

Brody's retirement celebration will be Saturday, Aug 20,11:30 am–12:30 pm, at the Animal Humane Society, 845 Meadow Ln N, Golden Valley, where he and the HCSO are partnering with the Animal Humane Society for a pet adoption event.

“Brody has been the best partner I could ever have, and I’m excited for him to spend his retirement years with my family and me,” said Brody’s partner and handler, Deputy Greg Granson. “Brody has dedicated his life to serving Hennepin County, and I’m proud that his last official act with the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office will be to help other dogs find new homes.”

K9 Brody Quick Facts

  • Age: 10.5 years
  • Breed: German Shepherd
  • Weight: Approximately 100 lbs
  • Joined HCSO: March 2013
  • Training Hours: 1,700+
  • Career Highlights: Performed explosives detection at Super Bowl 52 for all 10 days of events and worked the Men's Final 4 in Minneapolis
  • Accolades: Multiple medallions from USPCA Region 12

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