Introducing Our Newest K9 Handler and Our Two New K9’s
Deputy Amber Tyler and her partner K9 Jäger: Deputy Tyler joined the Sheriff’s Office in October of 2015 and previously worked as a Washington State Trooper (July 2013). She was recently selected to be a member of the K9 Unit where she and K9 Jäger became a Washington State Certified Canine Patrol Team this August. K9 Jäger, born in February of 2018, is a German Shepherd from the Czech Republic.
Deputy Phil Pfeifer and his partner K9 Apache: Deputy Pfeifer started his law enforcement career working in the Spokane County and hired as a Patrol Deputy in 2006. He has been a K9 handler with the Sheriff’s Office since 2014 with his partner K9 Enzo. This August, K9 Enzo retired. He was awarded by the Spokane County Board of County Commissioners to Deputy Pfeifer allowing K9 Enzo to enjoy his retirement as a member of Deputy Pfeifer’s family.
Deputy Pfeifer will continue serving Spokane County with his new partner K9 Apache. They are a Washington State Certified Patrol and Narcotics Odor Detection Team. K9 Apache, born in June of 2018, is a Belgian Malinois from Chariton Iowa. Deputy Pfeifer is also a Washington State Certified K9 Trainer.