CCSO narrows down list of names for new bloodhound

CCSO narrows down list of names for new bloodhound

CHARLESTON COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - The Charleston County Sheriff's Office has narrowed down a list of names for the newest addition to their canine unit.

Officials say their six-month-old bloodhound will be trained as the agency's new search and rescue K9.

The list of names include: Smoak, in memory of retired CCSO Lt. Larry Smoak who ran the K9 unit for many years, Manny, in memory of the Emmanuel 9, Justice, and Beau.

As soon as he's trained, the bloodhound's job will include assisting in searches for missing people and serving as an ambassador at community events and schools.

Vote for a name by "liking" your favorite suggestion on the Charleston County Sheriff's Office's Facebook page.

VOTE!!!!! Our K9 Unit looked at your suggestions and came up with their top 4 picks! "Like" your favorite name below. You can reply to a name but PLEASE DO NOT post new comments. Let the voting begin!!!!

Posted by Charleston County Sheriff's Office on Monday, June 13, 2016

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