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Fort Mojave Tribe welcomes addition to police force

The Fort Mojave Indian Tribe has a new addition to its police force: Vasao, a police service dog.

The 4-year-old dog, whose name means "protector" in the Mojave language, will begin patrolling the reservation next month. With special training in narcotics detection and police searches, he will help deal with a 275 percent increase in drug arrests the tribe has seen over the past year.

The tribe's reservation spans Arizona, California and Nevada.

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Tribe's new police service dog on duty (The Mohave Valley News 5/1)

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