K-9 Cash retires from Paradise Police Department after 9 years of service

Officer J. Wilkey (left) and partner "Cash" (right).

Paradise K-9 unit retires after nine years of service.

Posted: Jan 5, 2021 1:15 PM

PARADISE, Calif. - K-9 unit “Cash” retired after nine years of service on Jan. 4. He began at the Paradise Police Department on Dec. of 2011; a year after being born on April of 2010 in the Netherlands.

Serving as a dual-purpose canine, certified in both sniffing for narcotics and handler protection. In his tenure Cash has helped apprehend two dozen wanted fugitives, finding missing persons and locating a plethora of illegal narcotics.


K9 unit "Cash."

Officer Wilkey (left) and "Cash" walking together.

Cash is also well known around Paradise for his school, community event and K-9 program fundraising events demonstrations alongside partner Sargent Wilkey, whom graduated from the Canine Handler course together as a Patrol K-9 team, through the years.

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