BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. - Meet the latest addition to the Boynton Beach Police Department. Daxxx is now one of four K-9's assigned to the police department.
The two-year-old German Shepard is from the Czech Republic. He's in the middle of training with the Broward County Sheriff's Office.
He and Officer Joseph Crowder are both new to the K-9 unit.
"Outside the home he's attentive always trying to figure out who is this and who is that., ready to work," says Officer Joseph Crowder.
The police department used donations from the community of more than $10,000 to purchase Daxxx. He and officer Crowder should be patrolling the streets by June.
As for his name, Officer Crowder says when Daxxx came from the Czech Republic his name was spelled "Dacks". Officer Crowder says he changed it to a "tougher" spelling.