Sgt Dave Miller and his K9 partner “Trooper” are certified by the Ohio Peace Officers Training Commission in Narcotics Detection, Article Search, Apprehension and Tracking.
Sgt Miller and Trooper have been a team since 2015. They have experience working inside of Rittman and assisting other area Police Departments.
Patrolman Miller holds an additional distinction of being trained and certified as a OPOTA Evaluator. This qualifies Dave to evaluate and certify other Law Enforcement K9 teams through out the State of Ohio.
Retired Rittman Police K-9 Teams
Ptl. Dave Miller & K9 Stitch
Stitch faithfully served the City and Citizens of Rittman from 2006 until his retirement in 2013. He was a handsome , proud and hardworking K9. Stitch lived with His Handler Dave Miller after his retirement and passed away in 2016.
Rittman’s Officers and Citizens will always remember Stitch.
Thank you for your service Stitch
Ptl. Ben Hatfield and His K9 Partner Primo
1997 to 2006
Primo died in 2017
K9 Yator 1996 to 2005
Handler Sgt. Pauley
K9 Fonzie OUR FIRST K9
1984 – 1985 Handler Mike Burg