Officer Tyler Crum & Beto
BETO AND FORMER HANDLER SGT. JESSIE SOLEY
Clute Police Department began it's K-9 program with Max (Mox) who served the department from June, 1993 until December, 1997. The department's second K-9 Officer was Kojack who served the department from 2000 to 2007. The department was joined by Molly in 2002. Molly served the Clute Police Department until 2005. These three K-9 Officers served the department with dignity and pride and were responsible for numerous narcotic arrests and apprehended many suspects. The Clute Police Department is proud of the K-9 memorial garden which is located on the northeast corner of the police department property.
K-9 Officer Samone joined Clute Police Department in 2006. K-9 Officer Samone retired from her service with the department on April 1, 2014. Samone is a Dutch Shepard and was obtained from US K-9 in Kaplin, Louisiana. Samone was a dual purpose K-9, trained in narcotic detection, suspect apprehension and tracking. Samone served 8 years with Clute PD. She won a National Title in a Narcotic Competition and during her service was an asset not only to Clute PD but to numerous other local police agencies. Upon her retirement, Samone will be a civilian and will make her new home in Missouri at a U.S. Military Base. Clute Police Department wishes to thank Mission K-9 Rescue for helping the department find a forever home for Samone.