Officer Jack Russell? Lost dog becomes honorary police K-9 before reuniting with owner

Aug 07, 2018
  • By Mike Saccone, Boston25News.com
Orleans Police Department
A lost dog became a Massachusetts police officer’s co-pilot Monday.

A lost dog became a Massachusetts police officer’s co-pilot Monday. 

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Duane Boucher, the Orleans Police Department's animal control officer, found the Jack Russell terrier near the Pump House Surf Shop on Route 6A.

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Orleans police wrote on Facebook, “Until his humans are found, Officer Jack Russell will patrol today with officer Boucher.”

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Boucher was able to reunite the dog, named Rocco, with his owner. He apparently slipped out of his collar and decided to go for a stroll. 

“Thank you so much to the Orleans PD for locating Officer Rocco and bringing him safely home,” his owner wrote on Facebook.