DEDHAM, MA — Dedham’s police canine resides as much as her identify and proving to be a gem within the division. Ruby, the Dedham Police Division Group Useful resource Canine, is formally a licensed remedy canine and has efficiently accomplished her public entry take a look at.
Ruby joined the division final yr in January, via a Grant from the Norfolk County District Lawyer’s Workplace. She was named via a contest by the scholars on the Dedham Center College. The DA’s Workplace developed the grant program with college students and youngsters in thoughts, to offer a useful resource canine educated to assist reply to trauma and stress, and to construct relationships with native regulation enforcement.
Ruby remains to be engaged on her coaching however can also be busy along with her visits to Dedham faculties.
“Plenty of youngsters know her and love when she exhibits up in school,” stated Officer Sullivan, the College Useful resource Officer based mostly out of Dedham Center College.
Officer Jason Sullivan will take Ruby to every of the colleges each week and have her work together with the scholars.
“Ruby has been an awesome ice-breaker and dialog starter with the youngsters and has helped to develop bonds with the Dedham Police,” stated Officer Sullivan.