By Jennifer McRae

VAIL, Colo. (CBS4)– The Vail Police Department is bringing back its K9 officer program. The department hired Rebecca Anderson from the Eagle County Sheriff’s Office.

(credit: Vail Police)

Anderson and her K9 Echo have been together since 2018. Echo specializes in drug recognition.

The two will focus on patrolling I-70. This is the first time the Vail Police Department has had a K9 since 2007.

Jennifer McRae