Press Release

The Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Office is recognizing the newest members of the department's K-9 Division -- Deputy Leah Burton and K-9 Shadow.

Burton and Shadow join Deputy Matt Bush and K9 Diesel as the K-9 Division at the Sheriff’s Office.

Burton spent several weeks attending K-9 handler training where she was assigned her new partner. Shadow will live with Burton and her family.

Burton and Shadow specialize in:

  • Drug Detection
  • Suspect Tracking
  • Building Searches
  • Area Searches
  • Criminal Apprehension
  • Article Searches

Deputy Burton and Shadow will begin patrolling Bartholomew County soon.