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ROSSFORD, OH (Toledo News Now) -

Rossford Police are adding two new officers to the force. The department's chief says the new cops will free up Rossford's K-9 and his handler to spend more time on the streets.

One of the new officers will be coming from the Sandusky Police Department. The other is a new recruit and Afghanistan war veteran. They will bring the department to a total of 15 officers.

Chief Glenn Goss says Gideon, the Rossford K-9, and his handler were sometimes tied up with phone calls. Adding two more officers will help them catch more drug traffickers, Goss says.

"Whenever you have more manpower that will free up a unit like a k-9 to go out and do more drug interdiction on the highways and in the community and utilize the dog in police work a lot more than tying him up answering calls," said Goss.

Both new officers will be sworn in later this month.

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