Osage County Sheriff K9 Operations

The Osage County Sheriff’s Office utilizes K-9 Officers who are trained in a variety of canine policing tactics. Currently, the unit is headed by Deputy Kevin Young.

Kevin Young K-9 Officer

Kevin Young and K-9 Roy

K-9 Roy is a 4-year-old Belgian Malinois and is partnered with Sgt. Kevin Young. Roy arrived in the United States from the Netherlands in May of 2015. Roy was trained by Torchlightk9 in Tulsa Oklahoma and Roy came to the Sheriff’s Office in June of 2015 after training. Roy is CLEET certified in narcotics and is trained in article search, tracking and handler protection. Since Roy came to the Sheriff’s Office he has located a countless amount of illegal narcotics and drug paraphernalia.

2016 Statistics:
  • 41 grams methamphetamine
  • Numerous amounts of prescription pills, cocaine and marijuana and 5 illegal firearms some of those being from convicted felons
  • 67 total Narcotic related arrests
  • Agency Assists to 91 traffic stops:
    • Oklahoma Highway Patrol
    • Osage Nation Police Department
    • Skiatook Police Department
    • Hominy Police Department
    • Bartlesville Police Department
    • Pawhuska Police Department
    • Cleveland Police Department
    • Fairfax Police Department
  • Narcotic searches
    • Skiatook Public Schools
    • Barnsdall Public Schools
    • Hominy Public Schools
    • Pawhuska Public Schools
    • Osage County Drug Court
    • Dick Conner’s Correctional Facility
  • Apprehensions
    • In the spring of 2016 Roy tracked and apprehended a subject east of Hominy that had stolen a vehicle in Kansas and attempted to gain access to an occupied residence in the county
    • In early summer Roy tracked and apprehended a subject that was armed with an AR-15 rifle. The subject had brutality assaulted his wife and then fled the scene armed with the AR-15 as Deputies arrived to the residence
  • 164 hours of logged training for 2016